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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 ?''
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
imminent - impending; near at hand
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
cogitate - think over; ponder