EUPHEMISM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EUPHEMISM
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euphemism
 n.  mild expression to replace offensive, unpleasant, or embarrassing one
Classic Sentence:
1  She knew that men patronized these women for purposes which no lady should mention--or, if she did mention them, in whispers and by indirection and euphemism.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  AIDS advocates are now wondering whether pragmatic is just a euphemism for cheap.
2  Regardless of what death euphemism is chosen, there looks to be plenty of people hoping that this guy is indeed dead.