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analogous
alike in some way; comparable
apology
the act of admitting an error and saying that one is sorry
colloquial
used in common, everyday speech; conversational
colloquy
a conversation, especially a formal one
dialogue
between two or more people
eloquent
polished, moving, and persuasive speech
epilogue
a supplement placed after the end of a literary or dramatic work
eulogy (yoo luh jee)
a speech of praise, especially as a memorial tribute
grandiloquent
haughty, overbearing, or pretentious manner of speaking
interlocutory
temporary or provisional in nature
log
a record of the performance of a machine or the progress of an undertaking
logistics
the handling of operational details
loquacious
extremely talkative
neologism
a newly invented word or phrase
obloquy
slanderous, abusive language
philology
the study of classical literature and languages; linguistics
prologue
the introduction to a literary work; a speech at the beginning of a drama
soliloquy
a dramatic monologue in which a character reveals his or her thoughts when alone
syllogism
formal deductive argument made up of a major and minor premise and a conclusion
ventriloquist
a person who can project his or her voice so that it seems to come from another location