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study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
the manner in which something is expressed in words; the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences, studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences, a systematic orderly arrangement
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
a point conceded or yielded, the act of conceding or yielding, a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow), a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
the distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution
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