used for, belonging to, or concerned with mere style or effect.
marked by or tending to use exaggerated language or bombast.
of, relating to, or concerned with rhetoric, or the effective use of language.
concerned with effect or style rather than content or meaning; bombastic
of or relating to rhetoric or oratory
noun 1. a question asked solely to produce an effect or to make an assertion and not to elicit a reply, as “What is so rare as a day in June?”. rhetorical question noun 1. a question to which no answer is required: used esp for dramatic effect. An example is Who knows? (with the […]
noun 1. stress required by the meaning of a line, as distinguished from that required by the meter.
noun 1. an ancient city of Media, on the site of present-day Tehran, Iran.
rhagades rhag·a·des (rāg’ə-dēz’) pl.n. Chips, cracks, or fissures occurring especially around the mouth and at other mucocutaneous junctions, seen in vitamin deficiency diseases and in congenital syphilis.