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Some environmental groups, however, have criticized Newsom for his approach to the oil industry, saying he has failed to live up to his rhetoric.

So there are clear discrepancies here between the rhetoric and the action.

This can certainly change, particularly after a close race drenched with vituperative rhetoric.

This prompted congressional investigations, lawsuits, a lot of political rhetoric, and even more public worry about whether the disruptions pose a threat to what will likely be the most mail-reliant election in history.

This resulting chaos is reflected in divisive rhetoric and burning cities, in militarized citizenry and dictatorial echo chambers.

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“You try to always scratch where the itch is,” Huckabee said about his campaigning and rhetoric in the 2008 primary.

He has struck a promising tone these last few days with his rhetoric about trying to “see each other.”

Francis is well into his seventies, looks it, has a mild demeanor and soft speaking style; but his rhetoric is electrifying.

In return, Cuban rhetoric wholeheartedly blamed the United States for crippling their economy.

I saw it first hand during the conflict in Gaza this summer when friendships ended as the conflict and the rhetoric heated up.

He went as far as rhetoric, at school, and was then put in a bank by his aunt, Jacqueline Collin.

It is only,” replies the friar, “to grace and adorn my speech; it is the colour of a Ciceronian rhetoric.

In Athens, rhetoric, mathematics, and natural history supplanted rhapsodies and speculations on God and Providence.

Rhetoric became connected with dialectics, and in Greece, Sicily, and Italy both were extensively cultivated.

The men were mystified, but wine and rhetoric had fired them, and they cheered him—no one knew why.

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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rhetoric, such as: hyperbole, oratory, address, balderdash, bombast, and composition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.