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 for phraseology
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Phraseology \Phra`se*ol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, phrase + -logy: cf.
     F. phras['e]ologie.]
     1. Manner of expression; peculiarity of diction; style.
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              Most completely national in his . . . phraseology.
                                                    --I. Taylor.
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     2. A collection of phrases; a phrase book. [R.]
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     Syn: Diction; style. See Diction.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  phraseology
      n 1: the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use
           concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton [syn: wording,
           diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words,
           verbiage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "phraseology":
     argot, cant, choice of words, composition, dialect, diction,
     expression, formulation, gibberish, gobbledygook, grammar, idiom,
     jargon, language, langue, lexicon, lexis, lingo, lingua, locution,
     mumbo jumbo, parlance, parole, patois, patter, personal usage,
     phrase, phrasing, rhetoric, scatology, slang, speech,
     stock of words, taboo language, talk, thesaurus, tongue, usage,
     use of words, usus loquendi, verbalism, verbiage, vernacular,
     vocabulary, vulgar language, wordage, wordhoard, wording, words
  
  

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