verbloeming

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From verbloemen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ver‧bloe‧ming

Noun[edit]

verbloeming f (plural verbloemingen, diminutive verbloemingetje n)

  1. A euphemistic or masked phrasing, vaguery
  2. An excuse, apologetic phrasing, justification
  3. A rhetoric figure of speech
  4. A fleuron, floral ornament
  5. (chemistry) An efflorescence

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