Word of the Day: Euphemism

Jack victorious by johnny_automaticCan you guess the meaning of “euphemism”?   Check this out to know if your guess is correct. “euphemism” 라는 단어의 뜻을 맞춰보시겠어요?  생각하신 답이 맞는지 확인해 봐요.

 

  • A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive.
  • Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.
  • Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating.

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Answer(답):

A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive.

 

Pronunciation (발음):  [YOO-fuh-miz-uh m] – listen

 

Sample Sentence (샘플 문장):

“To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

 

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