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'I'm clean! Clean as a needle!'

DEFINITION: n. The prescribed response of shock and denial that all world-class athletes follow when caught using banned drugs. v. To act shocked and deny guilt when accused of wrong-doing.

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Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: proh-VAR-i-kon-truh-in-di-KEY-shuhn

Sentence: Barry was caught up in a moment of classic prevaricontraindication: just lie to the reporters and hopefully it will all go away. Except the sterility. And the shrunken testes. And the heart disease. And the liver failure.

Etymology: prevarication + contraindication

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Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: no-STIMM-pix

Sentence: Richard's nostimpics were almost as bad as his Olympics sportsmanship - he was caught doping in two different sports!

Etymology: no + stim (stimulant) + pics (pictures) + rhymes with Olympics


Great sounding word, and fun to say! :) - Rhyme79, 2012-09-19: 10:26:00


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Created by: angelheart

Pronunciation: Dec-li-floored

Sentence: "I'm absolutely declifloored that you would think that of me"

Etymology: decli-from the word deline/ floored-another meaning for shocked

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Created by: newworldview

Pronunciation: dope-fane

Sentence: The proof is incontrovertible. You can't dopefeign your way out this time.

Etymology: dope + feign

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: in-DIG-neh-gayt

Sentence: The once reigning king of the sport was miffed at the challenge of his improper use of drugs and other chemistry and was quick to indignegate any and all fresh allegations.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'indignant' (adj. characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust) and 'negate' (v. to deny the existence, evidence, or truth of)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon tra ban dik shun

Sentence: When the IOC doctors drug-tested and failed the World Champion cyclist, he was in a state of contrabandiction. He'd paid out a lot for pills that turned out to be Midols. Some thought he traded in his bike for a menstrual cycle...

Etymology: Contraband (illegal substance sold or possessed) & Contradiction (deny the truth of;prove false)

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Created by: jesster

Pronunciation: tes-TOS-ter-age

Sentence: When the reporter asked him to comment on his positive test results, the athlete was overcome by testosterage.

Etymology: testosterone (male hormone that is linked to aggression) + rage (blinding anger)

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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: per-plex-ess

Sentence: When told his doping test had come up positive, Francis's eyes widened and his mouth fell open. His overaction was so perplexcessive that no one doubted the accuracy of the results.

Etymology: perplexed (confused, bewildered) + excess (a surplus, abnormality)

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: pre-SCRIP-stun

Sentence: Derek strode into the pretenssconference mistakenly confident that his prescriptstun would convince the world that he was clean.

Etymology: prescription (they always say it was prescribed for the flu) + script (used to rehearse for the press conference) + stun (shock)


well done! (some would say too well done without some help, hmmmm) - galwaywegian, 2007-05-23: 07:01:00

good one petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:41:00

petaj Right galwaywegian, I'll see you at the pretenssconference after I consult my spindoctor about this terrible flu I'm suffering. - petaj, 2007-05-23: 18:40:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: boo-stur-kluhbbed

Sentence: I was totally boosterclubbed when I discovered that Babe Ruth had actually used hybrid carrots and illegally imported beer to maintain his sharp vision and buddha-like physique.

Etymology: booster club - a supporting organization; booster - enhancer; clubbed - bowled over


maybe that's a booster shot he's getting - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:45:00

Good point! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-23: 16:26:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-23: 10:07:00
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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-04-27: 00:28:00
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