Definition of rhetoricize in English:

rhetoricize

(also rhetoricise)

verb

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  • 1no object To use rhetorical language, especially to speak or write in an excessively grand or verbose style.

  • 2with object To express in rhetorical language; to characterize in rhetorical terms; to make rhetorical in form or style.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Meggott (d. 1692), dean of Winchester. From rhetoric + -ize.

Pronunciation

rhetoricize

/rɪˈtɒrɪsʌɪz/