Daily Archives: December 20, 2007

Euphemismus

Euphemismus (eu-phe-mis’-mus): Substituting a more favorable for a pejorative or socially delicate term.

With deep sadness, I must tell you all, that this morning at 6:45, our beloved friend and mentor went on to a better place.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).