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euphemism
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Babbitt
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  • In growing meekness Babbitt went on waiting till Hanson casually reappeared with a quart of gin—what is euphemistically known as a quart—in his disdainful long white hands.

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  • Passed away is a euphemism for died.
  • Put to sleep is a euphemism for painlessly killing a pet to end it’s suffering.

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