Euphemism (noun): Using mild or pleasant group of words instead of unpleasant or offensive group of words. (कठोर बात को कोमल तरीके से कहना)
Synonyms: Genteelism, Substitute, Politeness, Nice-Nellyism
Antonyms: Dysphemism, Harshness, Ruthlessness
Example: They use “eliminate” as a euphemism for “kill” in their sentences .
Amongst India’s major missteps has been the coining of the euphemism “cross-border terrorism” to describe, what were clearly, “acts of war” by Pakistan.