What is the meaning of euphemism?

noun

  • An inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh. .
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APAWordNet. (2010). euphemism. Retrieved August 21, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/euphemism/definitions/1323648
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