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  Definition of rhetoric
  1. study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
  2. loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
  3. high flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
  4. using language effectively to please or persuade
Similar Words: palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, grandiosity, magniloquence, grandiloquence

 

Hyponyms: flourish, bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah

 

Derivational Morphology: chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble

 

Anagrams: ricochet

 

 
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