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Definitions of rhetoric:
  • noun:   study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
  • noun:   using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun:   high flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
  • noun:   loud and confused and empty talk
    Example: "Mere rhetoric"

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