rhetoricnoun [U]uk /ˈret.ər.ɪk/ us /ˈret̬.ɚ-/
- He has toned down his rhetoric of late.
- This isn't just rhetoric.
- That may sound like rhetoric, a wild exaggeration.
- Before long, the same political rhetoric was repeated.
- Without a coherent set of policies to persuade the electorate, the Republicans have resorted to sloganeering and empty rhetoric.