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Sentence count:215+6 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-20Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: empty talkempty wordsgrandiloquencegrandiosityhot airmagniloquenceornatenesspalaverSimilar words: historichistoricalhistoricallyhistorianwhetherall the timeaestheticby the timeMeaning: ['retərɪk] n. 1. using language effectively to please or persuade 2. high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation 3. loud and confused and empty talk 4. study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking). 
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1 Her speech was just empty rhetoric.
2 Thomas Carlyle , notwithstanding his tedious rhetoric, is a master of the sublime in prose style.
3 His rhetoric sounds like the death rattle of a fading leadership.
4 I was swayed by her rhetoric into donating all my savings to the charity.
5 What is required is immediate action, not rhetoric.
6 Do you know something about rhetoric?
7 His speech was dismissed as mere rhetoric by the opposition.
8 This falls under the head rhetoric.
9 Behind all the rhetoric, his relations with the army are dangerously poised.
10 Little has changed, despite the rhetoric about reform.
11 The chapter is mostly wordy rhetoric.
12 He was quite prepared to use militant rhetoric in attacking his opponents.
13 Cynics argue that the EU is stronger on rhetoric than on concrete action.
14 The speech reflected his love of theatricality and rhetoric.
15 His fiery campaign rhetoric has kept opposition parties on their toes for months.
16 The anti-conspiratorial rhetoric of the Vanguard argument has its place in the general National Front argument about tactics.
17 In short,( they have an explanatory rhetoric at their command.
18 The air was ripe with rhetoric, much of it aimed toward the record industry and threatening to whites.
19 This was particularly true of the highly organised rhetoric of some literary language.
20 With the election just two weeks away, the rhetoric on both sides is building.
21 Emanuel Shinwell's rhetoric, and the arguments which Crosland himself had developed in his writing, could not be brushed aside.
22 It is possible to separate pseudo-nationalist rhetoric from more sober reality.
23 Histories make men wise ; poems witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep ; moral grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend. 
24 How far the president will be able to translate his campaign rhetoric into action remains to be seen.
25 The speech was dismissed by some people as merely political rhetoric .
26 Without a coherent set of policies to persuade the electorate, the Republicans have resorted to sloganeering and empty rhetoric.
27 They believe that the role of the community educator is much more limited than the rhetoric often implies.
28 But images of the period are shrouded in myth and clouded by partisan rhetoric.
29 But how are we to cut through the political rhetoric to see what lies behind the disagreement?
30 As the police visibly tighten the noose around the mansion, the guerrillas respond with rhetoric and warning bursts of gunfire.
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