"Breaking the bank at Monte Carlo" is a euphemism for closing a single gaming table. It was last accomplished at the Casino Ste. des Bains de Mer during the final days of 1957, with a harvest of 180 million francs.
The inflated style is itself a kind of euphemism.
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.fred w. friendly
Kreeft calls the word "interesting": "that all-purpose meaningless euphemism."peter kreeft
The day of Roehm's execution, Hitler blandly announced that he had "relieved...Roehm of his position and ejected him from the Party", and under colour of this macabre euphemism appointed Viktor Lutze as Roehm's successor. But Lutze was no Roehm, and the SA was never again to play a significant role in the power politics of the Third Reich.viktor lutze
Unification, as I have mentioned, can be a euphemism for conquest, a gloss for winning the war.... The south's disagreement [against North Korea's proposal for confederation] is in part due to the fact that they believe that the nation and state must be one, that a confederation is not unification, and that North Korea must be totally absorbed into the south, its state destroyed, and its people assimilated.
Kreeft calls the word "interesting": "that all-purpose meaningless euphemism."
Tolerance without dialogue is a euphemism for indifference.
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.