A euphemistic word or phrase
Obscure or ambiguous language, esp. if meant to deceive
A devious act or statement:
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
A word or phrase so substituted (Ex.: stiff for corpse)
The use of equivocal language.
An equivocal word or expression.
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