Its a word I've forgotten, but its a way of describing someone which is tactful and diplomatic. Like "Instead of saying she's quick to anger, I would say she's passionate, which is a _____ way of describing her."
"Instead of saying she's quick to anger, I would say she's passionate, which is a charitable way of describing her."
lenient or forbearing in judging others
The disagreement was described charitably as a “frank discussion,” but witnesses described it as a knock down-drag out shouting match.
Euphemistic? Merriam-Webster defines that as:
the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant