Flashcards in Rhetorical vocab 41-60 Deck (20)
the action or fact of indulging.
a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
the state or quality of being immoral; wickedness.
isolate or hide away.
special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
make secret plans jointly to commit an unlawful or harmful act.
too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action.
the quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness.
the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.
give or apportion (something) to someone as a share or task.
the record of descent of an animal, showing it to be purebred.
existing or occurring at or on the surface.
a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
well meaning and kindly.
at an angle of 90° to a given line, plane, or surface.
the quality of being faithful and dependable.
delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder.
conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behavior.