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1. ---- is language used to persuade or influence beliefs or

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1. ---- is language used to persuade or influence beliefs or attitudes, rather than to prove a claim logically
2. ---- and ------- are words or phrases that manipulate their emotive force to encourage us to take a certain perspective on some subject.
3.----- are rhetorical techniques.
4.----- and --------- are rhetorical techniques.
5. ------- links our feeling about a thing to the thing we compare it to: "He had a laugh like an old car trying to start."
6.----- uses loaded language while ostensibly trying to clarify a term: "Animals are our fellow conscious beings."
7. ------ use loaded language while pretending merely to tell the reason for an event: "She smiled at you so she'd have an edge when you hand out raises."
8. ------ are often involved when someone lumps people under one name or description.
9. ------ belongs among those techniques that employ not certain words but ordinary features of linguistic communication.

10. Whereas every question rests on assumptions, a ----- rests on unwarranted or unjustified assumptions.
11. When the persuasive device aims at shielding a claim from criticism by qualifying it, we may call that device a ------- .
12. A ----- is a rhetorical move to make something seem less important than it really is.
13. ----- means exaggeration.
Suppose a claim comes to you with no support except for the speaker's assurance that some support exists: this assurance takes the name of ---- .

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