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euphemism

euphemism

euphemism Sentence Examples

  • It was a euphemism for ignorance, or lack of sufficient observation.

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  • In like manner, Sleep came to be used as a euphemism for Death.

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  • What is the euphemism for people who do the work properly for which they are paid?

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  • It was a euphemism for death among the old comrades.

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  • Bonus points will be awarded for the most ridiculous euphemism.

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  • It appears that we have a new euphemism, "feeling a bit tired".

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  • The phrase has become a euphemism for the erosion of workers' basic rights.

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  • 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.

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  • Maybe you think the term is a euphemism for skinny dipping?

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  • Although the word remains unspeakable, the Western intelligentsia, conservatives and liberals alike, boldly echo the preferred euphemism, " civilization ".

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  • A euphemism is with him a falsehood.

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  • an elegant euphemism characteristically French.

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  • coy euphemism.

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  • depoliticize confer a new legitimacy ' can be read as a euphemism for depoliticizing the language, or broadening its appeal.

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  • popularized the term " collateral damage, " a banal euphemism for the unintended killing.. .

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  • Although the word remains unspeakable, the Western intelligentsia, conservatives and liberals alike, boldly echo the preferred euphemism, " civilization " .

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  • euµevrls, kindly; ci), well, and µEvos, disposition), the "kindly ones," a euphemism for the Furies or Erinyes.

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  • 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."

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  • Tohoroth or Teh., " purifications," a euphemism for things which are ritually or ceremonially " unclean."

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  • (5) Teharoth (euphemism for impurities), on minor defilements.

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  • In like manner, Sleep came to be used as a euphemism for Death.

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