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Unformatted text preview: psychological force of what is being asserted is strongly influenced by how things are presented, or slanted. 3 CORREC T It is fair to say that euphemisms can sometimes be helpful and constructive. A) True B) False Feedback: It is sometimes compassionate to use a euphemism when addressing the bereaved. An example: using passed-away , instead of "He sure became road kill in that car crash". As long as one is not intending to deceive, it seems an ethical thing to do to couch one's terms in softer wording--euphemisms....
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