Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Word Wednesday: June 8/11

It's been a crazy week (exams, year end assignments ect. ect.), which is why I didn't post last week. Not to worry, though! This week will have a brand new post, but for now you'll have to settle for this week's words.

1. the study of the technique of using language effectively
2. the art of using speech to persuade, influence, or please; oratory
3. excessive use of ornamentation and contrivance in spoken or written discourse; bombast
4. speech or discourse that pretends to significance but lacks true meaning: all the politician says is mere rhetoric

not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
not sharp, acute, or pointed; blunt in form.
(of a leaf, petal, etc.) rounded at the extremity.

almighty or infinite in power, as God.
having very great or unlimited authority or power.

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