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FATEOR
(L) to speak, to confess, to admit
affable
adj. easy to speak to, approachable, polite, friendly
ineffable
adj. 1. beyond description, indescribable

2. not to be uttered; taboo
DICO
(L) to say, to tell
dictatorial
adj. domineering; autocratic, like a dictator
diction
n. 1. choice of words in speech or writing

2. a person's manner of uttering or pronouncing words
dictum
n. an authoritative expression of opinion
ditty
n. a simple song
edict
n. an decree or proclamation issued an authority
indict
v. 1. (legal) to issue a formal charge of crime

2. to accuse
indite
v. to write, to compose
interdiction
n. a prohibition; the act of forbidding
jurisdiction
n. 1. control and authority, especially to interpret and exercise the law

2. the specific area of someone's or something's control or authority
malediction
n. a curse
valediction
n. a bidding farewell; a leave-taking; a farewell speech
GLOSSA
(G) tongue, language
gloss
n. an explanation of a difficult expression in a text

v. to explain why
polyglot
n. a person who knows several languages well