It was a euphemism for ignorance, or lack of sufficient observation.
In like manner, Sleep came to be used as a euphemism for Death.
What is the euphemism for people who do the work properly for which they are paid?
It was a euphemism for death among the old comrades.
Bonus points will be awarded for the most ridiculous euphemism.
It appears that we have a new euphemism, "feeling a bit tired".
The phrase has become a euphemism for the erosion of workers' basic rights.
When you begin your search, you'll likely encounter a number of breeders who use the term "adopt" as a euphemism for "purchase", but the two words do have different meanings.
Maybe you think the term is a euphemism for skinny dipping?
Although the word remains unspeakable, the Western intelligentsia, conservatives and liberals alike, boldly echo the preferred euphemism, " civilization ".
A euphemism is with him a falsehood.
an elegant euphemism characteristically French.
Although the word remains unspeakable, the Western intelligentsia, conservatives and liberals alike, boldly echo the preferred euphemism, " civilization " .
euµevrls, kindly; ci), well, and µEvos, disposition), the "kindly ones," a euphemism for the Furies or Erinyes.
popularized the term " collateral damage, " a banal euphemism for the unintended killing.. .
depoliticize confer a new legitimacy ' can be read as a euphemism for depoliticizing the language, or broadening its appeal.
When we come to Elizabethan times, we possess a few examples of the sermons of the "judicious" Hooker (1 554 - a 600); Henry Smith (1550-1591) was styled "the prime preacher of the nation"; and Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626), whose sermons were posthumously printed at the command of James in 1628, dazzled his contemporaries by the brilliancy of his euphemism; Andrewes was called "the star of preachers."
Tohoroth or Teh., " purifications," a euphemism for things which are ritually or ceremonially " unclean."
(5) Teharoth (euphemism for impurities), on minor defilements.
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