euphuistically love

Definitions

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  • adv. In a euphuistic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a euphuistic manner.

Etymologies

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euphuistic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • “Bring the sweet” (i.e. fire), “and take the full,” 19 (i.e., empty cup), euphuistically cry the long-moustached, fierce-browed Arnauts to the coffee-house keeper, who stands by them charmed by the rhyming repartee that flows so readily from their lips.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Mr. Barton walked forth in cape and boa, to read prayers at the workhouse, euphuistically called the 'College'.

    Malaprops.

  • It was evident that here was no silken Pharisee absorbed in ceremonial functions, no self-seeking opportunist euphuistically ‘steering through the channel of no-meaning between the Scylla and Charybdis of Yes and No.’

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • There is a remedy for every mistake except -- a few physical ones, which we euphuistically describe as visitations of

    The History of Sir Richard Calmady A Romance

  • China -- not into the cold and uncongenial atmosphere euphuistically known as the "comity of nations" -- but into closer ties of international intercourse and friendship on a free and equal footing.

    Historic China, and other sketches

  • That lady, therefore, entering in a stately manner what plebeians might have called the school-room, but what, in the patrician language of the head of the Nuns 'House, was euphuistically, not to say round-aboutedly, denominated "the apartment allotted to study," and saying with a forensic air, "Ladies!" all rose.

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Ere long she discovered, and took good care to inform Elizabeth of her discovery, that Mr. Ascott Leaf was what is euphuistically termed "in difficulties."

    Mistress and Maid. A Household Story.

  • Constructive treason could scarcely go farther than it was made to do in these attempts to prove, after his death, that the Advocate had, as it was euphuistically expressed, been looking towards the enemy.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

  • That lady, therefore, entering in a stately manner what plebeians might have called the school-room, but what, in the patrician language of the head of the Nuns 'House, was euphuistically, not to say round-aboutedly, denominated' the apartment allotted to study, 'and saying with a forensic air,

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • I do resent the massive looting (euphuistically called "Golden Parachutes") by those that added little to the value of the corporations they looted.

    Waldo's Virginia Political Blogroll

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