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- n. Plural form of euphemizer.
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And you almost have to be a Baby Boomer not to see the moral, personal, social, economic, demographic, etc., etc., devastation it has wrought (what euphemizers like to call the "culture of death" or the "culture of greed").
Rawson's main value is the extensive treatment of most entries, thereby greatly increasing one's repertoire of word stories and histories, and he provides an excellent introduction to euphemisms, or "linguistic fig leaves," used in daily life and particularly by the notorious euphemizers: business, education, and government.