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Synonyms and Antonyms of rhetorical device

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rhetorical device

hypernym (rhetorical device IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance) (noun.communication)
    something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF rhetorical device relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the omission of conjunctions where they would normally be used (noun.communication)
     
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    the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device (noun.communication)
     
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    the reversal of the normal order of words (noun.communication)
     
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    the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal sense (especially in irony) (noun.communication)
     
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    the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance (noun.communication)
     
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    substitution of a title for a name (noun.communication)
     
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    mentioning something by saying it will not be mentioned (noun.communication)
     
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    breaking off in the middle of a sentence (as by writers of realistic conversations) (noun.communication)
     
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    address to an absent or imaginary person (noun.communication)
     
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    strained or paradoxical use of words either in error (as `blatant' to mean `flagrant') or deliberately (as in a mixed metaphor: `blind mouths') (noun.communication)
     
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    inversion in the second of two parallel phrases (noun.communication)
     
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    arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness (noun.communication)
     
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    interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition (noun.communication)
     
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    an exclamatory rhetorical device (noun.communication)
     
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    special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g. (noun.communication)
     
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    a substitution of part of speech or gender or number or tense etc. (e.g., editorial `we' for `I') (noun.communication)
     
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    immediate rephrasing for intensification or justification (noun.communication)
     
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    a rhetorical device in which the speaker reproaches the audience in order to incite or convince them (noun.communication)
     
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    use of two conjoined nouns instead of a noun and modifier (noun.communication)
     
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    reversal of the syntactic relation of two words (as in `her beauty's face') (noun.communication)
     
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    reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love') (noun.communication)
     
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    use of a series of subjects with a single predicate (noun.communication)
     
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    use of a series of parallel clauses (as in `I came, I saw, I conquered') (noun.communication)
     
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    reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc. (as in `bred and born') (noun.communication)
     
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    understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary) (noun.communication)
     
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    using words that imitate the sound they denote (noun.communication)
     
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    suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted (noun.communication)
     
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    juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility') (noun.communication)
     
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    using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in `he ran and jumped and laughed for joy') (noun.communication)
     
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    anticipating and answering objections in advance (noun.communication)
     
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    a comparison comprising a well-known quotation followed by a facetious sequel (noun.communication)
     
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    language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense (noun.communication)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    using language effectively to please or persuade (noun.communication)
     

domain category (rhetorical device is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.cognition)
    study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking) (noun.cognition)
     
hypernym hyponym part meronym domain category device anacoluthia anacoluthon asyndeton repetition anastrophe inversion rhetoric rhetoric

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