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euphuism

eu´phu`ism   Pronunciation: ū´fũ`ĭz'm
n.1.(Rhet.) An affectation of excessive elegance and refinement of language; high-flown diction.
Noun1.euphuism - any artificially elegant style of language
2.euphuism - an elegant style of prose of the Elizabethan period; characterized by balance and antithesis and alliteration and extended similes with and allusions to nature and mythology
Gongorism, affectation, affectedness, artfulness, artifice, artificiality, asiaticism, device, elegance, euphemism, exquisiteness, figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech, floridity, flourish, flower, flowery style, formalism, formality, goody-goodness, goody-goodyism, hyperelegance, image, imagery, manner of speaking, manneredness, mannerism, nonliterality, nonliteralness, ornament, overelaboration, overelegance, overniceness, overpreciseness, overrefinement, pedantry, preciosity, preciousness, precisianism, pretentiousness, purism, purple passage, trope, turn of expression, unnaturalness, way of speaking
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Euphractus sexcinctus
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Euphrates
Euphrates River
euphroe
Euphrosyne
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