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January 15, 2022

Word of the Day: Euphemism

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Word of the Day : January 15, 2022

euphemism \YOO-fuh-miz-um\ noun

What It Means

A euphemism is an agreeable or inoffensive word or phrase that is used instead of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant.

// The euphemism "passed on" is often used to communicate the unpleasant news that someone has "died."

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Aired January 15, 2022

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