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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhetorical device(noun)

    a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

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  1. rhetorical device(Noun)

    A phrase (set phrase or created phrase) that uses reduplication, onomatopoeia, or other phonetic markers that increase memorability and u201Cmusicalityu201D (making rhetoric pleasing or entertaining).

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  1. Rhetorical device

    In rhetoric, a rhetorical device or resource of language is a technique that an author or speaker uses to convey to the listener or reader a meaning with the goal of persuading him or her towards considering a topic from a different perspective.

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