1. speech rhythm the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
  2. speechwriter a writer who composes speeches for others to deliver
  3. spectrum a broad range of related objects, values, or qualities
  4. sprung rhythm a poetic rhythm that imitates the rhythm of speech
  5. speech-read interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
  6. hypocrite a person who professes beliefs that he or she does not hold
  7. respect regard highly; think much of
  8. poetic rhythm (prosody) a system of versification
  9. speaker system electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
  10. epicardium the innermost of the two layers of the pericardium
  11. beta rhythm the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person who is awake and alert; occurs with a frequency between 12 and 30 hertz
  12. speech act the use of language to perform some act
  13. rhythm an interval during which a recurring sequence occurs
  14. speech day an annual day in the schools when speeches are made and prizes are distributed
  15. speculate reflect deeply on a subject
  16. speech therapy any therapy intended to correct a disorder of speech
  17. speech organ any of the organs involved in speech production
  18. specter a ghostly appearing figure
  19. spectator a close observer; someone who looks at something
  20. speech-endowed capable of speech