Rhetorize
Rhetorize \Rhet"o*rize\ (r[e^]t"[-o]*r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rhetorized} (-r[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rhetorizing} (-r[imac]`z[i^]ng).] To play the orator. --Colgrave. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rhetorize — Rhet o*rize, v. t. To represent by a figure of rhetoric, or by personification. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhetorize — index declaim Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rhetorize — rhet·o·rize …   English syllables

  • rhetorize — ˈred.əˌrīz intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Medieval Latin rhetorizare to play the orator, from Greek rhētorizein to be an orator, from rhētor , rhētōr orator + izein ize archaic : to use rhetorical language …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhetorized — Rhetorize Rhet o*rize (r[e^]t [ o]*r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rhetorized} ( r[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rhetorizing} ( r[imac] z[i^]ng).] To play the orator. Colgrave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhetorizing — Rhetorize Rhet o*rize (r[e^]t [ o]*r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rhetorized} ( r[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rhetorizing} ( r[imac] z[i^]ng).] To play the orator. Colgrave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhetorise — rhetorize or rhetorise /reˈ/ intransitive verb (obsolete) To use rhetorical language transitive verb (Milton) To address rhetorically • • • Main Entry: ↑rhetor …   Useful english dictionary

  • declaim — I verb address, deliver oratorically, descant, dilate, discourse, dissertate, expand, expatiate, expound, give a formal speech, harangue, hold forth, lecture, make a speech, orate, perorate, preach, prelect, proclaim, rant, recite, rhetorize,… …   Law dictionary

  • conceive — Synonyms and related words: absorb, accept, account as, animate, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, assume, author, be acquainted with, be afraid, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

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