rhetoric

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argument or debate rhetoric agon , tune
(rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts allocution
recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric declamation
(rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse exordium
empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk idle words , jazz , nothingness , wind
(rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth narration
(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration peroration
(rhetoric) repetition to gain special emphasis or extend meaning ploce
(Middle Ages) an introductory curriculum at a medieval university involving grammar and logic and rhetoric; considered to be a triple way to eloquence trivium
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