Using or of the nature of a euphemism: the euphemistic terms she uses to describe her relationships
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- Texas's interest in § 21.06 could be recast in similarly euphemistic terms: ‘preserving the traditional sexual mores of our society.’
- Coercion and ‘rationality’ went together: hence the euphemistic term ‘command economy.’
- Germany and the USA would have solved their differences in private, and in euphemistic, polite language.
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- Something is euphemistically being violated or destroyed: the integrity of the subject's body; his or her mental composure or sense of security; moral or ethical codes.
- Now, that also happens outside China and is euphemistically called a ‘technical correction’ by experts who have to explain an earlier too optimistic approach of the market.
- The cover story actually prompted me to write a cranky letter to the editor, decrying the way the article waxes euphemistically about US military combat uniforms and helmets.