Synonyms of rhetoric in English:


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1‘he was considered to excel in this form of rhetoric’

oratory, eloquence, power of speech, command of language, expression, way with words, delivery, diction

2‘there is a good deal of rhetoric in this field’

bombast, loftiness, turgidity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, portentousness, pomposity, boastfulness, boasting, bragging, heroics, hyperbole, extravagant language, purple prose, pompousness, sonorousness
windiness, wordiness, verbosity, prolixity
informal hot air
rare tumidity, fustian, euphuism, orotundity