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1

are expressions or ideas that have lost their originality or impact over time because of excessive use. should be avoided whenever possible because they are old, tired, and overused.

cliches

2

a mild, indirect, or vague term that has been substituted for one that is considered harsh, blunt, or offensive. used in sympathetic manner to shield and protect.

euphemism

3

refers to spoken or written styles that do not satisfactorily reflect the presence of some in our society

sexist language

4

a language that is often used in text messages, emails, and other forms of electronic communication; it consist of abbreviations, slang, emoticons, and acronyms

textspeak