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terminological inexactitude

noun

lie, falsehood

Usage Note

humorous euphemism

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  • He got out of the difficulty by calling it a "terminological inexactitude."

    Private Peat Harold R. Peat
  • Its popular designation preserves its early ecclesiastical associations, though with some degree of "terminological inexactitude."

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

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