George Bush made the rhetorical championing of Middle Eastern democracy a centerpiece of his presidency.
They masquerade as intellectual contests, but are really just showcases for rhetorical cleverness and public charisma.
All these questions are rhetorical, and in a couple of years I don't think they're going to matter.
But this new flavor of rhetorical flimflam is still pretty, well, whack.
Netanyahu no doubt believes he bought himself some time with his rhetorical shift on the two-state solution.
This able and resolute commander won in this fight the rhetorical but well merited name of "the Rock of Chickamauga."
This is not the time for rhetorical display or ambitious eloquence.
Father Forbes, after his rhetorical outburst, and been eating.
That such language is rhetorical is clear to every mind alike.
"Smile" needs rigorous metrical and rhetorical revision to escape puerility.
mid-15c., "eloquent," from Latin rhetoricus, from Greek rhetorikos "oratorical, rhetorical; skilled in speaking," from rhetor "orator" (see rhetoric). Meaning "pertaining to rhetoric" is from 1520s. Rhetorical question is from 1670s. Related: Rhetorically.