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euphemism

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈjuː.fə.mɪ.zəm/ us  
a word or phrase used to avoid saying an unpleasant or offensive word: 'Senior citizen' is a euphemism for 'old person'. The article made so much use of euphemism that often its meaning was unclear.
euphemistic
adjective uk   /ˌjuː.fəˈmɪs.tɪk/ us  
euphemistically
adverb uk   /ˌjuː.fəˈmɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
(Definition of euphemism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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