adverb see euphemism

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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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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