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Noun
Language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content
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“I am a sucker for rhetoric and a bit of uplift in some circumstances can be helpful.”
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The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques
“In short, one can take the science out of rhetoric but not the rhetoric out of science.”
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The phraseology and vocabulary of a particular profession, domain, or group
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Foolish or empty talk
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A public lecture or reading, especially delivered at a college or university
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The study of formal debate
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The quality of being pretentious
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Long-windedness, an excess of words
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Empty words
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
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Extravagantly ornate, like purple prose
Adjective
Showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms
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Of, or relating to, language, words or vocabulary
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