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- (uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to replace another and that is considered less offensive or less vulgar than the word or phrase it replaces.
- (countable) (rhetoric) A word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way.
use of a word or phrase to replace another word with one considered less offensive
word or phrase that is used to replace another in this way
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