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Latin Vocab Dict and Spect

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Contradict
to speak against; to say the opposite
Dictation
what is written down as someone says it
Dictaor
A leader who speaks and rules with total power
Diction
the manner in which something is expressed in words (written or spoken)
Dictionary
a reference book in which spoken or written words are defined
Dictum
a judge's ruling or statement
Edict
public words issued by an official that explain a law or command
Indictment
formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a person with a crime
Predict
to say what will happen before it occurs
Verdict
the decision a jury makes in a trial; the decision said by the jury
Circumspect
careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of consequences
Inspect
to look at carefully in search of flaws
Introspect
The act of looking at one's own thoughts and feelings
Perspective
one way of looking at things
Respect
to look up to someone; to show honor
Retrospect
looking back at past things
Spectacle
something displayed for the public to see
Spectacles
glasses that help someone see better
Spectator
a person who watches something, such as a sporting event
Speculate
to look at and think about something from different points of view