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rhetorical

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] rhētoricus < Ancient Greek ῥητορικός (rhētorikos) "concerning public speaking"

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Adjective

rhetorical (not comparable)

Positive
rhetorical

Comparative
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Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Part of or similar to rhetoric, which is the use of language as a means to persuade.
    A rhetorical question, for example, is one used merely to make a point, with no response expected.

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