rhetoric

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rhetoric

noun

Definition of RHETORIC

1
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>
2
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

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