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euphemistically

Definitions

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  • adv. In a euphemistic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a euphemistic manner; as a euphemism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a euphemistic manner

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Examples

  • So we'll use the word euphemistically and mock them with our scare quotes.

    Paying attention to something other than myself for once

  • Marr used the word euphemistically to propagate his theories that Jews were not a religion, but a race that would, through assimilation, cause the destruction of the German race.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Mel Gibson: Your take?

  • I note that some reports spelled the word euphemistically as "cajones", which preserves the colloquial meaning but not the literal one.

    Stop The ACLU

  • He apparently has a history of, let's call it euphemistically, "scandalous" behavior.

    Tiloma Jayasinghe, Esq.: DSK: The Silencing Effect

  • Sex education in schools is still referred to euphemistically as "education for life and family".

    Poland at a glance

  • Does he support or enable keeping any Jewish settlers on the land conquered in 1967, even (I use the word euphemistically, as do its advocates) ‘by negotiation’?

    Matthew Yglesias » Prospects for Peace

  • Given the booby traps that await the next administration - what Richard Holbrooke calls euphemistically a "daunting agenda" in the latest Foreign Affairs - it must be very difficult for these candidates to continue campaigning with a smile on their faces.

    John Feffer: Booby-trapping the Presidency

  • It was the so called euphemistically named ‘plutonium credit’ that wa suse din the past to justfy the costs of nuclear power generation in the past.

    What is the evidence against warmer MWP? « Climate Audit

  • In the two years between 1982 and 1984 as many as 50,000 people died in a vicious pogrom, dubbed euphemistically by Mr Mugabe himself as the Gukuruhundi: "The rain that washes away the chaff before the spring rains."

    Daimnation!: It's been going on longer than we thought

  • At which point, either he will come clean, which nobody expects is likely, or alternatively, he'll be judged to have stiffed the inspectors, and then the U.S. can rely on what's what will be called euphemistically in the resolution, I suspect, necessary means, which will mean war.

    CNN Transcript Sep 30, 2002

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