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synonyms for phraseology

  • diction
  • language
  • locution
  • manner
  • parlance
  • style
  • syntax
  • wording
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How to use phraseology in a sentence

This letter indirectly points out two long-standing radical errors in engineering phraseology.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Like a clarion call the note rings in my ears, amidst the din of contending views and obscure phraseology.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Scotch shrewdness expresses itself in a phraseology all its own, and of which Donald alone possesses the secret.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Several claims may be made, but they should not be varying phraseology for the same thing.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
I am allowed to receive all mail sent, "of moral contents," in the phraseology of the rules.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
His name was, to adopt the phraseology of continental politics, the only name that had come out of the voting urns.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
It is also possible that one or the other of them may, in legal phraseology, be sprung upon us at any time.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
They held an inquest upon her next day: or, as the local phraseology of the place put it, “Sat upon the body of Elizabeth Field.”
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
But we conceive the truth to be that either his phraseology or his recollection of the facts was at fault.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
"Penalties:" quarrel not with the old phraseology, good reader; attend rather to the thing it means.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO PHRASEOLOGY

  • argot
  • cant
  • doublespeak
  • fuzzword
  • jargon
  • lingo
  • mediaspeak
  • phraseology
  • policyspeak
  • slang
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