rhetorical

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  • They took these properties and applied them to other rhetorical uses, particularly in government.
  • A former slave, she became an important rhetorical figure for the women's rights movement.
  • Some of those listed may be considered rhetorical devices, which are similar in many ways.
  • The use of darkness as a rhetorical device has a long standing tradition.
  • Polus also saw rhetorical knowledge as a matter of experience rather than an art.
  • She believes that if something is rhetorical, then there will be action.
  • In short, a rhetorical study of a term is the study of the use of that term in practice.
  • Rhetorical theory is the body of thought about human symbol use.
  • The latter was marked by the use of a distinct rhetorical style.
  • One common form is where a rhetorical question is used as a metaphor for a question already asked.
  • It is written in a rhetorical style where he often repeats his words and gives numerous examples.
  • The term goes back at least as far as the Roman tradition of rhetorical instruction.
  • This structure is the basis for all later rhetorical theory.
  • It is considered to be one of the four most common rhetorical modes.
  • Thus, the situation controls what type of rhetorical response takes place.
  • It is in their mutability between circumstances that give the terms such rhetorical power.
  • Known for his rhetorical skills, his son has published a book that describes his speeches and style.
  • Each new adventure would begin with a more or less rhetorical question by Chris' friend.
  • This approach concerns scientific claims that are already considered true as a result of the scientific process rather than the rhetorical process.
  • China supplied revolutionary groups with rhetorical and, in some cases, material support.
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Words starting with rhetorical

Meaning of rhetorical

  • adjective Of or relating to rhetoric
    accepted two or three verbal and rhetorical changes I suggested"- W.A.White, the rhetorical sin of the meaningless variation"- Lewis Mumford
  • adjective Given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
    mere rhetorical frippery