Origin of rhetorician
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Examples from the Web for rhetorician
The manners are clumsy and inferior; the hand of the rhetorician is apparent at every turn.The Republic
You say that you can make any man, who will learn of you, a rhetorician?
The rhetorician then must be a just man, and rhetoric is a just thing.
Seneca was the most eminent writer, rhetorician, and orator of his time.History of Education
That matters very little, except to a pedant and a rhetorician.Expositions of Holy Scripture
- a teacher of the art of rhetoric
- a stylish or eloquent writer or speaker
- a person whose speech is pompous or extravagant
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Word Origin and History for rhetorician
early 15c., Old French rethoricien, from rethorique (see rhetoric).
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