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rhetorical

rhe·tor·i·cal

rhetorical

pronunciation:
rih to rih kl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or having the nature of rhetoric.
Repetition of a phrase can be a useful rhetorical device.
definition 2: elaborate in form or style; artificially showy.
a rhetorical acceptance speech
antonyms:
unrhetorical
similar words:
orotund
derivations: rhetorically (adv.), rhetoricalness (n.)