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Scope note
Those studying or practicing the art of using eloquence for persuasive effect in public speaking and writing. Refers more specifically to those who study the principles and rules of composition formulated by ancient critics and interpreted by classical scholars for application to discourse in the vernacular.
Accepted term: 20-May-2024