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rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
droll - queer and amusing
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
entreat - plead; ask earnestly