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εὐφημ-ισμός , ,
A.use of an auspicious word for an inauspicious one, e.g. Εὐμενίδες for Ἐρινύες, εὐφρόνη for νύξ, etc., Eust.1398.52, Demetr. Eloc. 281; “κατ᾽ εὐφημισμόνCorn. ND 21, Hermog.Prog. 7, Palaeph.51, Olymp. in Mete.105.19; “ἀπ᾽ εὐφημισμοῦPhld.Piet. 111.
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