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to use evasive or deliberately vague language

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refer to something with a euphemism

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A'ama as Yemeni taboo word (blind man)or (kur in Persian) translated from (basir (sighted) euphemized by antonym)to (nabina in Persian euphemized by synonym) and also translated to (roshandel in Persian euphemized by defamiliarization strategy).
Nestle wrote early on of the LHA, "The roots of the Archives lie in the silent voices, the love letters destroyed, the pronouns changed, the diaries carefully edited, the pictures never taken, the euphemized distortions that patriarchy would let pass.
Edmund Spenser's role in the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland was similarly euphemized.
These are taboo subjects routinely hedged around, or euphemized, in the Victorian period, not least in the case of abortion for fear of prosecution.
The zeal for public service that euphemized Joe's drive for dynastic power may have been a myth they started out being stuck with, but if so, they'd hardly be the first actors to end up believing their own roles--including the firebrand liberalism that never went all that deep in Jack but that Bobby embraced after his brother's death and Teddy then made good on for almost four decades in the Senate.
The above is a drop in the sea of the Torah, and I have euphemized and summarized where possible, so I can have it published in a family newspaper, and there are worse things in the Talmud.
The regulation of intellectual property" can be just a euphemized form of corporate control--and a futile one at that.
I used these as an entry point into a discussion of male genital cutting or Male Genital Mutilation (MGM), more commonly euphemized as 'male circumcision.
One of the presentations at the Truman Institute for Peace lamented the fact that the Israeli media has euphemized the war and made it look natural and justifiable.
Guan wanted his fast fish to have the olfactory power of a wolf and its pack mentality, which he euphemized as team spirit (Fast fish with new power, 2003).
The now-ubiquitous "integrated resort" model (so euphemized because of the Singapore government's discomfort with the word "casino") is the clear choice for the Cotai Strip, where the next ten years' worth of development will take place.
And the word aids has also been politicized, demonized, sentimentalized, commodified, euphemized, and trotted out to the Oscars in its most ceremonial form.
For example, Franco Marucci's "L'ultima parola di Lady Chatterley" [The Last Word of Lady Chatterley] posits that Lawrence uses the word "fuck" sacredly, to re-focalize the corporality of the sex act after the literature of the Victorian period had euphemized it for many decades.
The twentieth century has certainly had its share of radical questionings, but very often these questions (and their answers) have been couched in an intellectualistic and technically distantiating language, which as such appears defensive, with the result that the urgencies emerging from life tend to be euphemized.
As he concludes, "written as citizenship and inclusion, the invitation of the sexual subject into life is thus a euphemized social death sentence for post-migrants.