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voc, voke, voice words

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voc, voke, voice
latin bases meaning voice, call,
revoke
to "call" something back
invoke
to "call" on someone for help or appeal
convoke
to "call" a meeting with others
convocation
a large gathering where many people have been "called" together
invocation
a "call" (usually upon a higher power) for help, assistance, support, or inspiration
avocation
something you do when away from your regular work or "calling"
voice
the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech; the sound produced by using the vocal organs, especially the sounds used in speech
vocal cords
folds of connective tissue that produce your voice; attached to larynx which muscles tighten or loosen when air moves past causing them to vibrate and produce sound.
vocalize
to say something aloud
vocabulary
words to say with a "voice"
provoke
"calls" forth a heated or strong response
vocal
having to do with the "voice"
multivocal
having many "voices"
advocate
speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
subvocalize
to mouth words or other speech sounds without saying them out loud; Read a text aloud under your breath.
vocation
being "called" to your own destiny; a job that a person feels "called" to do
vocals
the part of a piece of music that is sung, for example, by a lead singer, a choir, etc.