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Synonyms and Antonyms of rhetoric

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rhetoric

synonym (synonym of rhetoric)

hypernym (rhetoric IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation (noun.communication)
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period (noun.communication)
     
  • loud and confused and empty talk (noun.communication)
    a message that seems to convey no meaning (noun.communication)
     
  • study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking) (noun.cognition)
    the humanistic study of literature (noun.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF rhetoric relation)

  • high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation (noun.communication)
    a display of ornamental speech or language (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    pompous or pretentious talk or writing (noun.communication)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • using language effectively to please or persuade (noun.communication)
    a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance) (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from rhetoric)

domain member category (.... is a member category of rhetoric domain)

  • (noun.communication)
    (rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    repetition of a group of words in reverse order (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (rhetoric) repetition to gain special emphasis or extend meaning (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or related to syntactic inconsistencies of the sort known as anacoluthons (adj.pert)
     
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