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Definition of rhetorical:

  1. concerned with effect or style of writing and speaking; " a rhetorical question is one asked solely to produce an effect ( especially to make an assertion) rather than to elicit a reply"
  2. of or relating to rhetoric; " accepted two or three verbal and rhetorical changes I suggested"- W. A. White; " the rhetorical sin of the meaningless variation"- Lewis Mumford

Synonyms:

magniloquent, aureate, forensic, anapestic, stylistic, verbose, oratorical, elocutionary, fustian, ornate, turgid, overblown, poetic, orotund, tall, embellished, over-embellished, poetical, swollen, high-flown, anapaestic, large, bombastic, purple, words, sonorous, flowery, declamatory, style, plain, grandiloquent, tumid, empurpled.

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