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Word of the Day — September 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 - Scott Viau
Rhetoric — RET-oh-RIK — the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing — especially by using figures of speech and other compositional techniques

Example: "An editorial in the N.Y. Times claimed that 'Mr. Obama was right when he said that the country has heard a lot of blame and a lot of politics and a lot of ugly rhetoric around immigration.'"

 
 
 

 

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