Oblocutor
Oblocutor Ob*loc"u*tor, n. [L. oblocutor, obloquutor, fr. obloqui, oblocutus, to speak against; ob (see {Ob-}) + loqui to speak. See {Loquacious}.] A disputer; a gainsayer. [Obs.] --Bale. [1913 Webster]

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  • oblocutor — ob·lo·cu·tor …   English syllables

  • oblocutor — ˌäbləˈkyüd.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, from oblocutus (past participle of obloqui to speak against) + or more at obloquy : disputer, gainsayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obloquy — Ob lo*quy ([o^]b l[ o]*kw[y^]), n. [L. obloquium, fr. obloqui. See {Oblocutor}.] 1. Censorious speech; defamatory language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions; blame; reprehension. [1913 Webster] Shall names that made your city… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obloquy —   n. abuse; disgrace.    ♦ oblocutor, n. one who denies or disputes …   Dictionary of difficult words

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