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How important are the semantics when it comes to talking about Hitler?

To those who see all sex work falling under the same illicit umbrella, this is mere semantics.

Her disassociation with the feminist label and its negative connotations just boils down to semantics.

But the wiser voices in the movement know that, now, they face much graver problems than semantics.

Washington has a serious tendency to exalt semantics over common sense.

"Remember semantics," I murmured to him, as I pulled out Sara's chair for her.

He could express it in the semantics of spiritism, or he could admit to witchcraft and sorcery.

There was already the psychology of Freud and his successors, of course, which gave the first real notion of human semantics.

We were walking over toward the elevator during this conversation and as far as blowing up, this is semantics.

He prefers to call himself a Marxist, but there you get into the field of semantics.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to semantics, such as: connotation, definition, denotation, explanation, explication, and exposition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.