Adjective(1) of or relating to rhetoric(2) given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
(1) Unlike Goodman, he stopped short of action by private individuals, but this may have been a rhetorical device.(2) A broad rhetorical commitment to this ideal coexisted with stringent restrictions on speech deemed radical or obscene.(3) The article is almost purely rhetorical , with virtually nothing of substance offered in terms of legal arguments.(4) But the president has a rhetorical commitment which is hard to ditch.(5) It can not be guaranteed by either rhetoric or philosophy, by rhetorical pragmatism or foundationalist theory.(6) People waffle, ramble and throw rhetorical questions into the ether in their blogs, or even just imply that they might wish for a better way round a certain situation.(7) Few were willing to make more than a rhetorical commitment to revolutionary activism.(8) The word dignitas was a Latin rhetorical and political term that indicated either the possession of high political or social rank or the moral qualities associated with it.(9) Farewells are commonly used rhetorical tools intended to invite the listener/reader into the moment.(10) It might be a rather petulant rhetorical question, or he might just be trying to keep me on the phone.(11) Perhaps in the end, the equal opportunity principle is a matter of rhetorical commitment more than practical credo.(12) It should be made clear that India in this regard is a synecdoche (a term of rhetorical analysis for a part which stands for the whole).(13) The impression is of rhetorical rings being run round Hamerton.(14) People in developing nations do not need empty rhetorical commitments to alleviating the most extreme manifestations of poverty.(15) In a work of literature Stewart's lies would constitute synecdoche, the rhetorical device in which a part stands for the whole.(16) I wasn't sure if this was a rhetorical question or not.
(1) rhetorical question :: umbuzo-buciko
1. stylistic ::
2. oratorical ::
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4. verbal ::
Different Formsrhetorical, rhetorically
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