Flashcards in Rhetorical vocab 121-140 Deck (20)
a mixture or blend.
recall and show respect for (someone or something).
(of a sense) highly developed.
optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
regard or represent as being of little worth.
bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale.
spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people.
highest in place, rank, or importance.
a religious or other solemn ceremony or act.
a wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration.
having or showing an excessively high opinion of one's appearance, abilities, or worth.
a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
concise and exact use of words in writing or speech.
(of a person or their views, especially religious or political ones, or other beliefs or practices) conforming to what is generally or traditionally accepted as right or true; established and approved.
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (e.g. faith unfaithful kept him falsely true ).
amusement, especially as expressed in laughter.
mental sharpness and inventiveness; keen intelligence.
(of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.