Political Euphemisms of Lexico-Semantic Group “Terrorism” in Mass Media

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The article investigates the question of eupheminisation treating the semantic aspect of the term, giving the etymology of the term “ euphemism ”, elaborating principle classifications both Russian and English euphemisms. On the terms of the lexico-semantic group terrorism there’s been carried out a comparative study of euphemisms in Russian and English mass media sources.

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N V Perfilieva

People’s Friendship University of Russia

Email: kaf_yazik_rudn@mail.ru
The General and Russian Linguistics Department Philological Faculty

D V Nikishina

People’s Friendship University of Russia

Email: kaf_yazik_rudn@mail.ru
The General and Russian Linguistics Department Philological Faculty

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