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the "full-flowered" woman, to pass away, to put to sleep, to see someone, the bathroom

euphemism

2

intercourse, monster, rococo, demon, innocuous, precocious, vulgar

degeneration

2

mortify, unique, sudden death

weakening

2

icicle, calculus, missile, projectile, muscle

diminutive

4

utopia, angel, hidalgo, progress

elevation

5

money to burn, bored to death, Texas-sized food

hyperbole

6

allowance, vice, generation, multitude, ordnance

abstract-to-concrete

8

momento, shame-faced, laxadaisical, penthouse, spitting image, humble pie

folk etymology

9

combo, doc, prep, lube, limo

clip / clipped word

10

an eye for good art, don't give me lip, tragedy, farce

concrete-to-abstract