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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 ?''
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability