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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
“I am a sucker for rhetoric and a bit of uplift in some circumstances can be helpful.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Language designed to be persuasive or impressive, but which is typically insincere or meaningless
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Noun
The phraseology and vocabulary of a particular profession, domain, or group
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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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Noun
Loud excited speech
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Long-windedness, an excess of words
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Rumour, gossip, or speculation
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
Adjective
Pompous or overly wordy
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Adjective
Of or relating to language
Adjective
Extravagantly ornate, like purple prose
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