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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EUPHEMISM

A euphemism of kleptomania had been offered and accepted as sufficient excuse for her crime.

He paused, not knowing what euphemism to supply for the thing his lordship must have done.

As applied to her, the term: coveralls, regulation, gray was strictly a euphemism.

Euphemism, the choice of words not harsh for harsh ideas, has its uses.

For finiteness and nothingness are identical; finiteness is only a euphemism for nothingness.

Pray, my dear Panoukian, admire the euphemism to spare both our feelings.

The word "scapegoat" is a euphemism; the Hebrew text says Azazel.

The use of the word as an euphemism for "the devil" is later.

The expression, "Roll of Honour," is a euphemism, but poetical.

In Domesday the word is most commonly an euphemism for “dispossessed Englishman.”

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