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One entry found for rhetorical.
Entry Word: rhetorical
Function: adjective
Text: marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases <an essay on civic duty that was mostly rhetorical, full of flowery quotations but providing nothing helpful>
Synonyms bombastic, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, windy
Related Words elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin, high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, pompous, pretentious, stilted; overdone, verbose, wordy
Near Antonyms eloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentious