adverb see diction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dictionally — See dictional. * * * …   Universalium

  • diction — noun Etymology: Latin diction , dictio speaking, style, from dicere to say; akin to Old English tēon to accuse, Latin dicare to proclaim, dedicate, Greek deiknynai to show, dikē judgment, right Date: 1581 1. obsolete verbal description …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diction — dictional, adj. dictionally, adv. /dik sheuhn/, n. 1. style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words: good diction. 2. the accent, inflection, intonation, and speech sound quality manifested by an individual speaker, usually… …   Universalium

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