Sentence Examples

  • Euµevrls, kindly; ci), well, and µEvos, disposition), the "kindly ones," a euphemism for the Furies or Erinyes.
  • A euphemism is with him a falsehood.
  • When we come to Elizabethan times, we possess a few examples of the sermons of the "judicious" Hooker (1 554 - a 600); Henry Smith (1550-1591) was styled "the prime preacher of the nation"; and Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626), whose sermons were posthumously printed at the command of James in 1628, dazzled his contemporaries by the brilliancy of his euphemism; Andrewes was called "the star of preachers."
  • An elegant euphemism characteristically French.
  • Tohoroth or Teh., " purifications," a euphemism for things which are ritually or ceremonially " unclean."

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