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‘Imperialism is a term often used as a rhetorical flourish and definitions vary especially in academic discourse and social discussion tracts.’ ‘The article is almost purely rhetorical, with virtually nothing of substance offered in terms of legal arguments.’ Flourished definition, to be in a vigorous state; thrive: a period in which art flourished. See more. Rhetorical Fallacies As Julie Andrews would say, “ let’s start at the very beginning/it is a very good place to start”--what is a fallacy? Oxford English Dictionary definition (OED): 1. Deception, guile, trickery; a deception, trick; a false statement, a lie. 2. A deceptive or misleading argument, a sophism. Synonyms for rhetorical at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for rhetorical.