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euphemism
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a word or phrase that serves as a less harsh or less offensive way of saying something unpleasant
  • She was appalled by West Egg, this unprecedented "place" that Broadway had begotten upon a Long Island fishing village — appalled by its raw vigor that chafed under the old euphemisms and by the too obtrusive fate that herded its inhabitants along a short-cut from nothing to nothing.
    p. 107.4

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