Verboticism: Makeoverreact

'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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Rejuvescape

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ree/joov/es/kape

Sentence: Once again Leo's friend's banded together for an intervention. After his last break-up they missed the warning signs. Sure enough they arrived at his apartment only find he had relapsed and was rejuvescaping again. It was a sad sight. Leo on the couch lost in a pile of exercise cd's, books, empty cans of Slim Fast, brochures for cosmetic procedures, and last but not least, a Thigh Master between his legs that they had to wrestle him for.

Etymology: Rejunvenate: Regenerate: return to life; get or give new life or energy. Escape: An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy.

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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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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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Sadapt

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sad apt

Sentence: After his wife of 20 years dumped him for the pool boy,Kevin decided to enjoy himself and adapt a swinging bachelor lifestyle. His after-work beer therapy sessions gave him a much larger girth than before and his attempts to sadapt to the hedonistic life,made his fsvourite song, "The girls get prettier at closing time..."

Etymology: Sad (bad; unfortunate) & Adapt (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose)

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Spreen

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SPREEN

Sentence: Harsh words from Roxie and a glance in the mirror was enough to spreen Bob into a strict dietary regimen and a strenuous fitness program. Furthermore, he planned to re-assessed his progress every September; it was, I guess, a personal "Spreenclean."

Etymology: Blend of SPURN & PREEN. Cognates: Spreenie .n; Spreeny adj.

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

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

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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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Dumprove

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dum-proov

Sentence: After the divorce, Bert decided he needed to dumprove his image. He lost his unibrow with the help of Nair, but his beach-ball belly was going to need drastic surgery.

Etymology: dump, improve

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I thought the unibrow was fashionable again. Hmmm... Great word! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:12:00

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Bodification

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: bä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən

Sentence: Gary's bodification didnt quite turn out as he expected. He thought that his skinny chicken legs had been one of the reasons his Ex-wife Marge wasn't attracted to him so he went in for some calf-implants. Unfortunately for Gary, the nurse misread his chart and Gary ended up with breast implants or "moobs" (man boobs)

Etymology: Blend of Body + Modification

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