Verboticism: Vexyoursize

'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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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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Superfacial

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: sue per FAY shuhl

Sentence: Her tears were beginning to carve channels, but instead of facing her pain, she made another appointment for a superfacial.

Etymology: Based on "superficial": of, affecting or being on the surface. (super: exceeding a norm) + (facial: a cosmetic treatment for the face)

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Rebait

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re bayt

Sentence: When Stanley Kupp went trawling for female companionship after his nasty divorce, he decided he needed to rebait the old Stanley hook to make himself look attractive. Alas, no amount of dieting, exercising, tanning or surgery could undo the 28 years' married toll on his former athletic shape. Time and again, he could hear that old play-by-play in his head..."He shoots, He doesn't score!"

Etymology: Re (to do again) & Bait (to lure, entice, or entrap)...wordplay on rebate (to get a little something back)

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Divorsuction

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Di-vor-suk-shun

Sentence: When her divorce alimony came through, Jean decided to put some towards getting divorsuction, the new plastic surgery designed especially for the newly divorced in order to lose weight, ready to join the dating circuit again.

Etymology: Divorce(divor) + liposuction (suction) = Divorsuction

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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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Exbortion

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: ex-bort exbortion

Sentence: He had his stomach exborted not too long ago. No more pregnant looking men.

Etymology: ex-boriri out of-appearance also dis-appeared

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Nipsuck

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: nip-suk

Sentence: In a shameless effort to regain her mojo and show her ex(es) what they were missing, Vanessa went for the full nipsuck...from the "can't-stop-smiling facelift" to the drastic stomach stapling that kept her from eating anything on the many dinner dates she finagled through the ironically named www.divorcedandlovingit.com.

Etymology: Variation of nip and tuck.

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COMMENTS:

Four words! Hil Ar I Ous! - lumina, 2008-08-20: 15:20:00

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Metadivorcsis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after her marriage fell apart, she had to go through a metadivorcsis to redefine herself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: metamorphosis + divorce

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COMMENTS:

Great! It has a Latin ring to it. It also connects the knee bone to the ankle bone I think. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:09:00

I like the idea of "meta-divorce" as a term transcending divorce as well - astorey, 2008-08-20: 12:18:00

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Modimagefy

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mod-im-ij-fy

Sentence: Jeb shouldn't have modifmagefied his body to look like Britney, as she had also modimagefied herself to look like Madonna, but was unsuccessful.

Etymology: modify + image

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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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