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  1. euphemisticallyadverb

    in a euphemistic manner

    "his violent death was euphemistically referred to as a passing away"


  1. euphemisticallyadverb

    In a euphemistic manner.


  1. euphemistically

    Euphemistically refers to the usage of alternative or indirect expressions to replace words or phrases that might be considered crude, offensive, too direct, or uncomfortable. It involves the use of polite, vague, or less confronting language to convey a sensitive or delicate topic.

Editors Contribution

  1. euphemisticallyadverb

    Expressing in the least offensive or critical manner.

    The Chicago public schools have as a motto, "Children First" and its police force represents itself as comprise of officers who "Serve and Protect," both representations sometimes being viewed by its citizens more euphemistically than sincerely.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 19, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphemistically in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphemistically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of euphemistically in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    Ukraine is fighting for their very survival right now, russia continues to escalate the conflict by sending mercenaries and tanks we euphemistically [call].

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