Euphemistically
Euphemistic Eu`phe*mis"tic, Euphemistical Eu`phe*mis"tic*al, a. Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in expression. -- {Eu`phe*mis"tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • euphemistically — adv. Euphemistically is used with these verbs: ↑call, ↑name, ↑term …   Collocations dictionary

  • euphemistically — euphemism ► NOUN ▪ a mild or less direct word substituted for one that is harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing. DERIVATIVES euphemistic adjective euphemistically adverb. ORIGIN Greek euph mismos, from eu well + ph …   English terms dictionary

  • euphemistically — adverb in a euphemistic manner his violent death was euphemistically referred to as a passing away • Derived from adjective: ↑euphemistic …   Useful english dictionary

  • euphemistically — adverb see euphemism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • euphemistically — See euphemist. * * * …   Universalium

  • euphemistically — adverb In a euphemistic manner …   Wiktionary

  • euphemistically — adv. in a euphemistic manner, by means of a euphemism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • euphemistically — eu·phe·mis·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • euphemistically — See: euphemistic …   English dictionary

  • The poos — (euphemistically) the shits …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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