What is another word for euphemism?

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Noun
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing
“Reform is a polite euphemism for forcing banks to close out bad loans, enforce bankruptcy and require layoffs of excess workers.”
Noun
Nice way of saying something
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The use of a word or phrase to replace another with one that is considered less offensive, blunt or vulgar than the word or phrase which it replaces
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A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
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The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive
Noun
The presentation of something as being smaller or less good or important than it really is
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Equivocation
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