Words for Next Week
double entendre n. -an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
equivocation n. -a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
euphemism n. -an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
evasion n. -the act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.
lawyer n. -one whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court or in other legal matters; a specialist in...
...obfuscation n. confusion resulting from failure to understand
devil n. [from the Greek, diabolos, meaning liar, slanderer]
1. The Evil Spirit
2. just another evil spirit
3. an evil person
4. an energetic, mischievous, daring, or clever person
5. just another person
6. marketing man