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EnglishVocab.7&8

QuestionAnswer
Affable Easy to speak to; aproachable; friendly; polite. (FATEOR, FARI, FASSUM- to speak/to confess; latin)
af=ad to; toward (latin; affable)
Ineffable Beyond description; not to be uttered (FATEOR, FARI, FASSUM- to speak/to confess; latin)
in not (latin; ineffable)
Dictatorial Domineering; autocratic, like a dictator. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Diction Choice of words in speech or writing; a person's manner of uttering or pronouncing words. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Dictum An authoritative expression of opinion. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Ditty A simple song. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Edict A decree or proclamation issued by authority. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
e from (latin; edict)
Indict To issue a formal charge for a crime; to accuse. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Indite To write; to compose. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Interdiction A prohabition; the act of forbidding. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
inter between (latin; interdiction)
Jurisdiction Control and authority, especially to interpret and exercise the law. The specific area of someone's control or authority. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
juris= jus law (latin; jurisdiction)
Malediction A curse. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
Valediction A bidding farewell; a leave-taking; a farewell speech. (DICO, DICERE, DIXI, DICTUM- to say; latin)
vale farewell (latin; from valediction)
Gloss An explanation of a difficult expression in a text. to explain away. (GLOSSA, GLOTTA-tongue/language; greek)
Polyglot A peson who knows several languages well. (GLOSSA, GLOTTA-tongue/language; greek)
poly many (greek; polyglot)
Acclamation Applause; enthusiastic approval. An oral vote, especially an enthusiastic vote of approval. (CLAMO, CLAMARE, CLMAVI, CLAMATUM-to cry out/to shout; latin)
ac=ad to/toward (latin; acclamation)
Clamor A loud outcry, especially in protest. To insis or exclaim noisily. (CLAMO, CLAMARE, CLMAVI, CLAMATUM-to cry out/to shout; latin)
Declaim To speak loudly or passionately. (CLAMO, CLAMARE, CLMAVI, CLAMATUM-to cry out/to shout; latin)
de away from (latin; declaim)
Forensic Refering to legal proceedings or formal debate or rhetoric. (FORUM-forum/place out of doors; latin)
Forum The central square or marketplace of a roman city. A public meeting or any situation for open discussion. (FORUM-forum/place out of doors; latin)
Lingo Unfamiliar language; a dialect or special jargon. (LINGUA-speech/language/tongue; latin)
Lingua Franca A language used by people who do not speak a common language. (italian)
Linguist A person who speaks several languages; a polyglot. A person who studied linguistics. (LINGUA-speech/language/tongue; latin)
Circumlocution The use of many words when few would do. Extensive talk. (LOQUOR, LOQUI, LOCUTUM-to speak; latin)
circum around (latin; Circumlocution)
Colloquium A meeting for discussion, especially in an academic setting. (LOQUOR, LOQUI, LOCUTUM-to speak; latin)
col=cum with (latin; colloquim)
Locution A word or expression; phraseology. (LOQUOR, LOQUI, LOCUTUM-to speak; latin)
Loquacious Very talkative. (LOQUOR, LOQUI, LOCUTUM-to speak; latin)
Proverbial Of or like a wise or witty folksaying. (VERBUM-word; latin)
pro before/for (latin; proverbial)
Verbatim Word for word; in exactly the same words. (VERBUM-word; latin)
Verbose Wordy; using excessive words. (VERBUM-word; latin)
Created by: MasonJar