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euphemistic

Synonyms of euphemistic in English:

adjective

  • 1 the textbooks reportedly use the euphemistic term "advance" instead of "invade"
    polite, substitute, mild, understated, indirect, neutral, evasive;
    diplomatic, inoffensive, genteel;
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    Word of the day ingratiate
    Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
    verb
    bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…