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Synonyms for four-letter word

any of several short English words (often having 4 letters) generally regarded as obscene or offensive

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An assembly line results when single letters are placed in front of and at the rear of a four-letter word to produce a six-letter word.
The four-letter words remained, but were blended with insight and genuine ire.
Department heads became adept at brushing off the concerns of people with that simple four-letter word.
From what I can gather, you can punch out short messages no longer than 140 characters which, if you need a guide, is 25 four-letter words and send them out into the world.
Miss Allen, who cancelled an American tour after immigration authorities revoked her visa because of an alleged assault on a photographer, described the president in a barrage of four-letter words.
What Lesley Clack says is true, but it's no wonder, when the screenwriters who write the scripts for the films that are out there today do nothing but blurt out four-letter words and more.
But I never thought it would have any commercial value, simply because of the content and the four-letter words.
There are four-letter words and adult situations, but older teens as well as adults should enjoy this.
The book contains epithets and four-letter words that will never be found in any respectable textbook--meant, of course, to mock the squeaky-clean version of history that actual textbooks portray.
Frodo's fans, older than Potter's but every bit as obsessive, not only devoured printing after printing of The Lord of the Rings, but also regaled themselves--between protesting the war in Viet Nam, and demanding the right to use four-letter words in public--with sporting Gandalf for President buttons and organizing Hobbit parties.
It's a rather unusual commercial ploy: one "full size" adult oriented book with all the preflight details, occasional four-letter words and the intense interrogations the crew experienced, published along with a smaller format book whose text is reduced in length and content and focuses on the more exciting aspects of Lt.
A SONG from the hit South Park movie will be banned from the Oscars bash unless the lyrics are stripped of four-letter words.
Instead, Hoffman says, electronic blurring will cover the exposed breasts in a few scenes, and there'll be bleeping of the four-letter words but no substitution of softer euphemisms.
If the young athletes have to brush up on their four-letter words and tobacco chewing, let them learn it in the major league lockerrooms, not your lockerroom and your field.
This would imply that in the word ladder game every pair of four-letter words can be transmuted, one to the other, e.