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loaded language

Words that are used in an attempt to sway someone, often by appealing to their emotions. Once you're able to recognize loaded language, you'll be far less likely to be fooled by commercials and politicians.
See also: language, loaded
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And while I'm not at all sure it is collusion, it is newsworthy when a legislator uses such loaded language.
Fully aware that he's using loaded language, Mark tells us that Jesus raised her up and the fever left her.
It's also easier to stay in the middle with readers when you drop the loaded language.
Talking Conflict: The Loaded Language of Genocide, Political Violence, Terrorism, and Warfare
But it's not helped when loaded language like this is used.
But nowhere in this litany of loaded language are there any data that quantify this perceived threat.
After being subjected to a barrage of clever, loaded language and ad homonym caricatures, one ends up taking even the straightforward language with an ample dose of skepticism.
Such loaded language is, it must be said, used without paying much explicit credit to Scull, whose name is hidden away in the endnotes but whose scholarship has clearly influenced her approach.
The International Press Institute, a Vienna-based organization that advocates freedom of the press and expression and journalistic standards, published "Use with Care: A Reporter's Glossary of Loaded Language in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," which it calls "a preliminary attempt to redefine the language with which the media, whether Israeli, Palestinian, or foreign, refer to the conflict, in the interest of accuracy and fairness.
Turning around key critics and so their loaded language (eg, describing the demonstrators as being 'pro-democracy' or seeing the Molotov cocktail throwers for the 'thugs' that they are) does take time.
Alaska has a very historic black population," Greer said, adding that the use of loaded language is "what happens when people get desperate.
American Atheists often uses loaded language in its advertisements.
Its nuanced spectrum from blond to browns and black to grey, with a range of varying textures, presented in neat bundles and entangled curls, all enter her loaded language.
Loaded language about hate risks alienating the very audience that needs to be engaged with.
His new work seems to temper the loaded language of cultural commentary with aspirations to the transcendental realm of purely visual art.