PRONUNCIATION: (ee-NUHN-see-uh-toh-ree)

MEANING: adjective: Announcing; declaring; pronouncing.

ETYMOLOGY:From Latin ex- (out) + nuntiare (to announce). Ultimately from the Indo-European root neu- (to shout), which also gave us announce, denounce, pronounce, renounce, and pronunciamento. Earliest documented use: 1693.

NUNCIATORY - serving as spokesperson or ambassador to a foreign country, as from the Pope

DENUNCIATORY - attempted shaming

ENUNCLATORY - removing my mother's brother from the Family Tree