Verboticism: Adonisize

'I need to feel sexy again! Give me Britney's abs!'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To compensate for emotional rejection by trying to change one's appearance through aggressive dieting, exercise and/or plastic surgery -- common among aging divorcees.

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Tartificialing

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: tahrt-uh-fish-uhl-ng

Sentence: Bill was tartificialing to impress Monica who was the new girl in the office. But Ken, a guy in the office, became suspicious of Bill's self improvement.

Etymology: tart - (garish,overdone ex. to tart up ones appearance.) + artificial + ing

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COMMENTS:

I wonder if he achieved that look with tartificial sweeteners - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:53:00

I hope Bill's not a tartificious tataram! (A foolish old man,esp one with sex on his mind- Rasta slang (1930) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:51:00

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Abpolish

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ab/poll/ish

Sentence: The only way to abpolish her demons and win back her self esteem was to throw herself wholeheartedly into sculpting a new physique.

Etymology: ab (as in abdominal) + polish + abolish

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COMMENTS:

Anuddergudun'! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:02:00

I must abpologize - I found this one tough so I had to milk it for all it was worth - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:35:00

Abpolish doesn't have the snarky pejorative connotations. Yours is best! - skeeterzirra, 2007-09-20: 14:23:00

Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:46:00

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Chompensate

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: chom/pen/sate

Sentence: To chompensate involves aggressively biting down on food to exercise the face muscles as you eat.

Etymology: compensate + chomp + sate

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COMMENTS:

They do that on the Chomps-Elysee in Paris...god word, bookowl! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:34:00

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Transcorpulation

Created by: Kooldaddy

Pronunciation: trans corp u lation

Sentence: Thanks to my hair transplants and low-carb diet my transcorpulation is well ahead of schedule.

Etymology: trans - the act of change or evolution, corpus - the primary body, lation - the unification and completion of the conceptual transformation.

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COMMENTS:

Why just 11 points ? I should have thought 21 at least... - Kooldaddy, 2008-08-20: 15:33:00

Hey Kooldaddy - Pronunciation, sentence and etymology will automatically get you 11 points - people have to vote for your word for you to gain extra points - excellent start - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 15:42:00

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Metadivorcesis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after his marriage fell apart, he had to go through a metadivorcesis to redefine himself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: METADIVORCESIS - from - METAMORPHOSIS (any complete change in appearance, character, or circumstances) + DIVORCE (total separation, or disunion)

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Dumpensate

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dum pen sayt

Sentence: He dumpensated by joining a gym for the jilted.

Etymology: compensate, dump

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COMMENTS:

must be getting to the end of the summer - welcome back - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 11:35:00

Welcome Back, galwaywegian...dumpfounding word! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:40:00

Thanks for minding the shop!! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-21: 06:36:00

Absolutely fantastic word ! :) - Morikvendi, 2008-08-21: 19:51:00

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Bootify

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: boot-if-eye

Sentence: After being fired, Gloria headed straight to the salon to recover her equanimity with a head to toe bootification.

Etymology: The boot + beautify

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Victualizashun

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: vic/tu/al/i/zay/shun

Sentence: Harvey hoped that by aggressively embracing victualizashun he would once again possess the toned body he had been so proud of.

Etymology: victuals + shun + actualization

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COMMENTS:

Always wanted to use "victual" in one of my verbotomies. brings back memories of the 1960s and the "Beverley Hillbillies. " Nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:03:00

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Rejectionperception

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: ree-jek-shun-per-cep-shun

Sentence: Man, your rejectionperception is really showing. You didn't have those pecs yesterday, and you were bald until the day before that. Man, get some therapy, or a woman, before there's nothing original of you left.

Etymology: Rejection, (refuse, dismiss.) Perception, (sensing, being conscious of or way of seeing things.)

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Desperationing

Created by: Wordhewer

Pronunciation: deh-speh-RASH-on-ing

Sentence: Despite almost two months of unaccustomed exercise and rigorous dietary desperationing, Carl was disappointed that his love handles were as grippable as ever.

Etymology: desperation + rationing

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