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20 terms

HMA Lang. & Comp. - Set 1

rhetorical terms
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assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
cogent
convincing; reasonable
coherent
logically connected
cohesive
condition of sticking together
didactic
intended to instruct
discourse
verbal expression or exchange; conversation
eloquence
the ability to speak vividly or persuasively
emphasize
to give special attention to something, to stress
fluid
easily flowing
implication
the act of suggesting or hinting
lucid
easily understood; clear
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
arbiter
a judge who decides a disputed issue
biased
prejudiced
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
impartial
not in favor of one side or the other, unbiased
incontrovertible
not able to be denied or disputed
integrity
trustworthiness; completeness
objectivity
treating facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices