Of or relating to the art of public speaking
Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style
She ignored his rhetorical questions.
He was the author of numerous rhetorical and theological works.
His work was overloaded with rhetorical embellishment, which he was the first to introduce into Roman history.
I am not posing a naïve, rhetorical question.
Priscian's three short treatises dedicated to Symmachus are on weights and measures, the metres of Terence, and some rhetorical elements (exercises translated from the Hpoyvµvaaµara of Hermogenes).