2NUNC/NOUNC “to announce” Enunciate: verbTo pronounce or articulateThe speaker at graduation enunciated each student’s name correctly.Renounce: verbTo reject by declarationThe defendant renounced the judge’s guilty verdict.
3Pronouncement: noun An official announcement Woodbridge Township made a pronouncement that bullying will not be tolerated.
4VOC/VOK “to call” Invoke: verb Provocative: adjective To call on for supportEli Manning invoked Coach Coughlin for help on offensive plays.Provocative: adjectiveCausing disturbance or excitementThe provocative commercial for the new Ford Mustang was pulled from television.
5Revoke: verb To make invalid; deactivate If you get too many points while driving, your license will be revoked.
6FA “to speak” Ineffable: adjective Infantile: adjective Indescribable The landscape on top of the mountain was ineffable, too beautiful for words.Infantile: adjectiveChildish; immatureThe rude behavior between the two boys was infantile and immature.
7Affable: adjective Easy to converse with; friendly Sandy Cheeks is an affable character.
8DIC/DICT “to say, to tell” Edict: NounAn official orderThe mayor ordered an edict to help Hurricane Irene victims whose homes flooded.Indict: VerbTo charge with a crime; accuseThe criminal was indicted on three counts of burglary.
9Dictum: noun A formal or authoritative statement Congress declared a dictum on the status of the war in Afghanistan.
10Conjunctions A word that joins two parts of a sentence and but or nor foryetsoalthoughbecausesinceunless
11Correlative Conjunctions Correlative conjunctions are tag-team conjunctions. They come in pairs, and you have to use both of them in different places in a sentence to make them work.both/and Ex: I’ll have both the cheesecake and the frozen hot chocolate.whether/or Ex: I didn’t know whether you’d want the cheesecake or the frozen hot chocolate, so I got you both.either/or Ex: I want either the cheesecake or the frozen hot chocolate.neither/nor Ex: Oh, you want neither the cheesecake nor the frozen hot chocolate? No problem.not/but not only/but also Ex: I see you’re in the mood not for dessert but appetizers. Ex: I’ll eat them both - not only the cheesecake but also the frozen hot chocolate.