rhetorically filling the fuel tanks of warplanes is all the rage.
rhetorically, the president is back in his comfort zone—campaigning and using catchy slogans to rally his Democratic base.
I say rhetorically because we were all supposed to know that the answer was yes.
Hotovely, as rhetorically powerful and deeply ideological as ever, laid out her four options for the territories at the start.
And most Ukrainian leaders of all stripes and ethnicities remain monumentally corrupt and rhetorically dishonest.
The phrasing seems symbolical; but the yearning is direct, and at least rhetorically overmastering.
rhetorically to assert that all traitors must be punished is one thing—to apply the punishment is another.
The interrogative form of his statement is rhetorically the strongest possible affirmation.
Mr. Chapin lectured this evening, and so rhetorically that I forgot my duty and heard very little.
The thought is developed too rhetorically, and the essays betray the limitations attending the life of a recluse.
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.