euphuism

[ yoo-fyoo-iz-uh m ]

Antonyms for euphuism

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The cry of art for art's sake is raised, and the result is extravagance, euphuism.

With these general remarks we must leave the subject of euphuism.

With euphuism, antithesis and the use of balanced sentences came to stay.

And so, though we cannot say that euphuism is verse, we can say that it partakes of the nature of verse.

The euphuism of the foregoing quotation will be readily detected.

Child, pp. 6–20, for an account of chief writers who have dealt with euphuism.

Equally unsatisfactory is the theory that euphuism was of purely Spanish origin.

It was a euphuism to speak of a fling at you: it was a kick.

To dine with Duke Humphrey is a euphuism for dining not at all.

Euphuism did not attempt to render the simplicity of nature.

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