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use "ribald" in a sentence

If a person does this willfully, it demonstrates that they do not agree with the toast for some reason (e.g., it was inappropriately ribald or advocated a political cause with which the person strongly disagrees).

It is striking that through all his ironic discourse, Ovid never becomes
classical rhetoric itself.

His work is unfinished and unequal, but it is singularly free from the rhetoric characteristic of his native Andalucía, and its lyrical ardor is of a beautiful sweetness and sincerity.

As Johnson argues, "her pamphlet as a whole refutes the Burkean axiom 'to make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely'"; Wollstonecraft successfully challenges Burke's rhetoric of the beautiful with the rhetoric of the rational.

On the art of rhetoric, he was also an innovator.

Dennis Altman believes that the globalization of Sexual identities and the emergence of gay and lesbian politics in Asia have been penetrated by western rhetoric and norms.

Of his books, six on rhetoric have survived, and parts of seven on philosophy.

Nihonjinron, in Dale's view, recycle prewar Japanese nationalist rhetoric, and betray similar ends.

As election year approached and impending clouds of war loomed, rhetoric of Cleveland's local newspapers became increasingly divided.

To teach; viewed by Cicero as one of the three goals of rhetoric.

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