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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eu·phe·mism /ˈjufəˌmɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eu·phe·mism n.  Rhet. A figure in which a harsh or indelicate word or expression is softened; a way of describing an offensive thing by an inoffensive expression; a mild name for something disagreeable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that
          is considered offensive [ant: dysphemism]