Noun(1) using language effectively to please or persuade(2) high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation(3) loud and confused and empty talk(4) study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking
(1) all we have from the opposition is empty rhetoric(2) From this perspective, Ovidian rhetoric works to conceal the very desire that organizes it.(3) But during his twenties he was not only teaching Latin literature and the arts of rhetoric .(4) He too is the victim of the fashionable notion of rhetoric , logic and truth that was so widely admired at the time.(5) The Old Man, as he is known, would not want to be seen as the hapless prisoner of his own empty rhetoric .(6) He delights in personal enrichment and seems to be lacking in political rhetoric .(7) In short, one can take the science out of rhetoric but not the rhetoric out of science.(8) In their moment, election slogans, rhetoric and symbols seem to mean so very much.(9) In the late twentieth century rhetoric has been revived as the study of the structuring powers of discourse.(10) Such insipid, sophomoric rhetoric is best left in the empty heads that created it.(11) You want to keep on pouring out the same old toxic separatist and communalist rhetoric .(12) Behind all the pomp and the communist rhetoric , this is a peace loving country.(13) As a result, his promises have raised the art of empty rhetoric to new heights.(14) Invoke the slippery slope and construct a straw man to knock down with one fell swoop of rhetoric .(15) I have been impressed by rhetoric on dealing with inefficiency in the public services.(16) Are the audience really shocked into new ideas about rhetoric , oppression and language?
1. oratory ::
2. bombast ::
3. palaver ::
Different Formsrhetoric, rhetorician, rhetoricians
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