GRE Word List

EUPHEMISM

the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant

The meaning of the word euphemism is the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant.

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