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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of euphemize.
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When someone euphemizes me, they take something away from my self.
Girls grow up in a world that largely depicts female aggression as comedy, and euphemizes their cruelty as a "rite of passage," developmental phase or "girls being girls" ( "You can't sue a school for girl drama," an '07 alum told VF).
After exposing in some detail the political thought of Heidegger's he euphemizes the impact using the nazi "error" and the possibility that the ultimate god is just a cold monster as Hitler proved to be.
He chooses his words carefully, calculating their effect; he euphemizes articulately (as when he admits to being merely a "manufacturer") and circles around the subject at hand.
Through cold, grey eyes he euphemizes his damned "enhanced techniques".
One of his least believable expressions is 'God-darned,' which euphemizes the relatively harmless second half, but leaves the name of the deity undisguised.