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rhe·tor·i·cal

 (rĭ-tôr′ĭ-kəl, -tŏr′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to rhetoric.
2. Characterized by overelaborate or bombastic rhetoric.
3. Used for persuasive effect: a speech punctuated by rhetorical pauses.

rhe·tor′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rhetorically - in a rhetorical manner; "`What can be done?' he asked rhetorically"
Translations

rhetorically

[rɪˈtɒrɪkəlɪ] ADVretóricamente
I speak rhetoricallyhablo en metáfora

rhetorically

adv (pej)schwülstig; askrhetorisch

rhetorically

[rɪˈtɒrɪklɪ] adv (ask, declaim) → in modo retorico
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