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Synonyms for rhetoric
ˈrɛt ər ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhetoric(noun)

    using language effectively to please or persuade

    Synonyms:
    empty words, empty talk, hot air, ornateness, grandiosity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, palaver

  2. grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, grandiloquence, rhetoric(noun)

    high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

    "the grandiosity of his prose"; "an excessive ornateness of language"

    Synonyms:
    elaborateness, empty talk, hot air, ornateness, empty words, grandiosity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, palaver

  3. palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoric(noun)

    loud and confused and empty talk

    "mere rhetoric"

    Synonyms:
    empty talk, blandishment, cajolery, hot air, ornateness, empty words, grandiosity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, palaver

  4. rhetoric(noun)

    study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)

    Synonyms:
    empty words, empty talk, hot air, ornateness, grandiosity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, palaver

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rhetoric(n.)

    Synonyms:
    art of composition

  2. rhetoric(n.)

    Synonyms:
    oratory, elocution, eloquence, science of oratory

  3. rhetoric(n.)

    Synonyms:
    declamation, artificial eloquence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rhetorical, speech, discourse, oratory

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How to use rhetoric in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    In terms of her policies, her government's policies, they were consistently anti-American. I think she would resort to rhetoric that probably dated back to the '60s and the '70s, as opposed to today.

  2. Jeff Williams:

    The international public rhetoric we hear on the news has been above and beyond us and has n’t really touched us directly, it’s almost like we are isolated from it, which I ’m very grateful for.

  3. Peter Tuz:

    The market's selling off, though not drastically, mostly on renewed fears of a trade war, maybe people are just getting used to the rhetoric and stepping off of it a little bit.

  4. Kamala Harris:

    What we all want is public safety. We don't want rhetoric that's framed through ideology.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    It's disgusting, we don't want that crap. The Clinton campaign has confronted the Sanders campaign over the rhetoric. Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday at a New Hampshire campaign event that online supporters.


Translations for rhetoric

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  • بلاغةArabic
  • rétorika, řečnictví, floskuleCzech
  • retorik, velformuleret, kancellistilDanish
  • RhetorikGerman
  • retóricaSpanish
  • بلاغتPersian
  • retoriikka, puhetaitoFinnish
  • rhétoriqueFrench
  • roscaireacht, reitricIrish
  • वक्रपटुताHindi
  • հռետորաբանությունArmenian
  • retorica, redekunde, retoriekDutch
  • retóricaPortuguese
  • фразёрство, пустосло́вие, красноре́чие, рито́рика, пустозво́нство, красноба́йство, словоблу́дие, риторикаRussian
  • gòvōrnīštvo, retòrikaSerbo-Croatian
  • рето́рикаUkrainian
  • بیاناتUrdu
  • 修辭Chinese

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