plural of euphemism
as in metaphors
a mild or pleasant word group of words that is used instead of one that is unpleasant or offensive using "eliminate" as a euphemism for "kill" She spoke in euphemisms when recounting the expletive-laden tirade.

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“Euphemisms.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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