rhetorical

Part of speech: adverb

Rhetorically.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to rhetoric: oratorical.

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Usage examples "rhetorical":

  1. But we have no sufficient grounds to assume that he introduced arbitrary and material alterations into his translations or even that he greatly elaborated the rhetorical passages of the original text or invested them with an altogether different garb. - "Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I", M. Inostranzev.
  2. He is a fine orator, and makes up by his round sentences and choice phrases for the rhetorical deficiencies of his chief, who, to speak the truth, is somewhat curt and husky. - "The Infernal Marriage", Benjamin Disraeli.
  3. Slowly its rhetorical power has won foothold in the language. - "The Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum", Wallace Irwin.