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 for rhetorician
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhetorician \Rhet`o*ri"cian\, a.
     Suitable to a master of rhetoric. "With rhetorician pride."
     --Blackmore.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhetorician \Rhet`o*ri"cian\, n. [Cf. F. rh['e]toricien.]
     1. One well versed in the rules and principles of rhetoric.
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              The understanding is that by which a man becomes a
              mere logician and a mere rhetorician. --F. W.
                                                    Robertson.
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     2. A teacher of rhetoric.
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              The ancient sophists and rhetoricians, which ever
              had young auditors, lived till they were an hundred
              years old.                            --Bacon.
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     3. An orator; specifically, an artificial orator without
        genuine eloquence; a declaimer. --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rhetorician
      n 1: a person who delivers a speech or oration [syn: orator,
           speechmaker, rhetorician, public speaker,
           speechifier]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "rhetorician":
     Cicero, Demosthenes, Gongorist, Marinist, William Jennings Bryan,
     Winston Churchill, elocutionist, euphuist, fine writer, mannerist,
     master of style, orator, pedant, phrasemaker, phraseman,
     phrasemonger, platform orator, public speaker, rhetor,
     soapbox orator, soapboxer, spellbinder, stump orator, stylist,
     teacher of rhetoric, wordspinner
  
  

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