Synonyms and Antonyms of RHETORIC

language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere <the mayor's promise to fight drugs was just rhetoric, since there was no money in the city budget for a drug program>
the art or power of speaking or writing in a forceful and convincing way <great leaders have often been masters of rhetoric, which they have used for both good and ill>
Synonyms articulacy [chiefly British], articulateness, poetry, rhetoric


July 03, 2015
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to formally question a public official
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