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'Do you think she is overreacting to our surprise party?'

DEFINITION: n., The shock and embarrassment felt after innocently implying that you are much younger, only to discover that everyone actually knows how old you really are. v., To be embarrassed when caught lying about your age.

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Antiquissment

Created by: novaspectyr

Pronunciation: an/TIK/wiss/ment

Sentence: The memory of their brief flirtation caused her such antiquissment that she could barely look him in the eye.

Etymology: antiquity + embarrassment

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Fossillusion

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /fos-si-loo-zhun/

Sentence: Although around the office, Maxine had been claiming she was only 32 for her past three birthdays, and either nobody had caught on, or they hadn't called her bluff. But her co-worker had enlisted her brother to bring the cake to the office this year, and with her true age written out for all to see, in a forest fire of candles, her fossillusion had ended right then and there.

Etymology: fossil - an old person; slang (from French, fossile "dug up") + illusion - an act of deception (from Latin, illusionem "a mocking pretense")

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COMMENTS:

lol! love the forest fire of candles! great combo! - bananabender, 2008-02-05: 03:00:00

Fascinating word that also conjures up those false illusions as we tell our wishfullie age. Fossillusion has a unique appeal. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:15:00

She could add years to her life by just telling the truth! Nice and cleverly blended word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:08:00

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Trickage

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Created by: seniouxa13

Pronunciation: trik-eyj

Sentence: This trickage is getting on my nerves that I'm getting more wrinkles on my forehead!

Etymology: From trick and age, literally to trick about the age

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Birthdaybashful

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: birth-day-bash-full

Sentence: the looks on everyones faces as i started my speech with 'thankyou all for helping me celebrate my 40th birthday' made me feel very birthdaybashful

Etymology: birthday, bashful, birthday bash

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COMMENTS:

Interesting choice of words incorporated in your unique appealing tender creation. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:11:00

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Uncandled

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Un - Can - Dulled

Sentence: Samantha became totally uncandled when she ran into one of her former high school chums. She was out celebrating her 40th birthday with her new boyfriend Charles and her friend, Jill kept mentioning their upcoming 40th reunion. Samantha was gettied worried about the puzzled looks that Charles kept giving her. She started to hope that he was a bit more illiterate than she had thought.

Etymology: Candle is derived from the good old birthday candle that is used to signify a person's age. This word is prefixed with "Un" which has been used to signify a loss of composure in such words as unhinged, unglued and undone (she's come undone).....

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Humiliage

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Hugh-milly-udge

Sentence: Janine's party was a complete flop. We knew she was like 16, she didn't fool anybody saying she was 22. I mean, who was she kidding? Anyway she had complete humiliage, and ran out the house screaming "im doomed, you all hate me!". We just laughed.

Etymology: Humiliate - To damage somebody's dignity or pride, especially publicly. Age - the life of something be it an inanimate object or living thing.

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COMMENTS:

Fits the definition so very well and the feeling that goes with it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:20:00

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:17:00

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Crisage

Created by: LivingGummyWorm

Pronunciation: Cry-sage

Sentence: That birthday party was such a crisage!

Etymology:

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Humiliaged

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: (h)yoōmilēājd

Sentence: Joyce was humiliaged when her coworkers threw her a surprise party. Somebody was clever enough to obtain a copy of the newspaper from the day she was born,as registered with HR, not what she had been telling people for years. OOPS! Busted!

Etymology: humiliate (make someone feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and self-respect) + aged (that has been subjected to aging)

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Yodaling

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: yoda/ling

Sentence: His yodaling was heard for miles when he was outed at his 90th birthday.

Etymology: yoda + yodeling

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Funny! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:23:00

wow nice combo - purpleman, 2008-02-05: 19:11:00

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Mendaciouspause

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men day shus pawz

Sentence: When the kiddies in her office gave Joan a surprise birthday party, it gave her a mendaciouspause to see they had gotten the right amount of candles on her cake. She'd been 29 as long as she had worked there, for over 20 years. How did they guess she wondered? She had been very careful at disguising her true age...hair died dark chocolate brown, wrinkle creams galore, wearing trendy, youthful clothes, etc. What Joan did not know was that the kiddies weren't blind...they'd seen her taking Geritol breaks, wearing support hose, having hot flashes and most tellingly, they'd seen the big box of Depends in her bottom desk drawer...damn those tv commercials she thought!

Etymology: Mendacious (intentionally untrue;given to lying) & Menopause (time in a woman's later life when her fertility ends)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 00:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-02-05: 06:56:00
Had so much fun with your definition remistram! All kinds of related verboticisms popped into my mind, some of which I couldn't resist putting in my sentence as I sat here laughing out loud. Everyone's great creations made me laugh more. Fun definition!

ErWenn - 2008-02-05: 10:09:00
I've made it a point to let my friends know that on my birthday cake, I expect one candle for every year of my age. (Next is the big three-oh.) You can't stop getting older, so you might as well enjoy the fire hazard that your birthday cake is slowly becoming.

remistram - 2008-02-05: 12:05:00
Can relate - turned the big 4-0 in January....ack!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-06: 07:14:00
Yes the fires are getting bigger ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-11-28: 14:10:00
Lots of fun and funny sentences today!

Nosila - 2008-11-28: 21:50:00
When I red your story I knew it was one in vermilion!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-23: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James