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rhetoric

Synonyms and Antonyms of rhetoric

1 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere

  • the mayorʼs promise to fight drugs was just rhetoric, since there was no money in the city budget for a drug program
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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
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articulacy [chiefly British], articulateness, eloquence, poetry

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Phrases Synonymous with rhetoric

gift of gab

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