Kinds of language

rhetoric
(n)
RET-ǝ-ric
Meaning

insincere and grandiloquent language; insincere and high-sounding language

1st Sample Sentence

Politicians' promises are just a lot of rhetoric.

Root

rhetor rhetoros (speaker, orator, teacher of rhetoric) (Greek)

Mnemonics

rhetoric = "right oral" skills. If you have the right oral skills, you can communicate well. RHETORIC is right oral skills with little real sound knowledge

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