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'Hurry! Get in line!'

DEFINITION: To join a line-up of people just because the line is there, even though you have no idea what line is for.

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌkjuˈmjun/

Sentence: My queueriosity got the better of me and I decided to queuemune with the rest of the sheep. I just had to know what was inside the big building with all the fancy machinery.

Etymology: From queue + commune

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Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: LIE-stand-er

Sentence: As Max walked the length of the city block, he couldn't help but notice a line at least five-hundred people long; not wanting to miss out on whatever novelties awaited, he became a lystander himself.

Etymology: Both a combination of "line" and "bystander", as well as a meaningless play on "A Midsummer Night's Dream"'s Lysander.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: a/line/er/ize

Sentence: The only way Freddy could meet people was to join a random line and talk to people because they were a non-moving captive audience forced to listen to him. He would alignternize himself every time he came across people queueing up for anything.

Etymology: line + align + fraternize


The spelling of my word should be'alignternize' - Stevenson0, 2007-06-25: 19:08:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kyoōpəlshən

Sentence: If there is a line Ken can hardly contain his urge to jump in. He found true ecstasy when he took his quepulsion to Disney World. Without even knowing what each line was leading to he stood for hours, sometimes vacating a line before taking a particular ride to join a different line. Good thing he went on his own.

Etymology: queue (a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed) + compulsion (an irresistible urge to behave in a certain way)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ink loo shun

Sentence: he was sheepishly following his flock mentality, as was evidenced by his inclewesion in the queue for the meat counter despite his vegetarian life style. It looked baaaaad.

Etymology: inclusion, ewe as in sheep.

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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ant + tiss + ih + wait

Sentence: I've got nothing better to do today, I can anticiwait in this line - it could be something good!

Etymology: anticipate + wait

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ack-que-ess

Sentence: Because I decided to acquequesce, I found myself signing up to become a kidney donor.

Etymology: acquiesce, queue

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Created by: grahaff

Pronunciation: i-line

Sentence: I iline all the time, not knowing it. It is such an unusual habit for me. I just line up, if I know what it's for or not.

Etymology: I- myself line- to line up

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: line/transing

Sentence: Sue spent her weekends linetrancing at the mall. Any line would do. Once she got to the end she would immediately find another one.

Etymology: line + trance + line dance


Did she take the trancesit to get to the mall? - wordmeister, 2007-06-25: 12:50:00

I think I'm in a linetrance but I never get to the front - wordmeister, 2007-06-25: 12:57:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: wayt-is-um

Sentence: Waitism, enormous patience, and comfortable shoes go hand in hand.

Etymology: The practice and system of extreme waiting

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 02:33:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:00:00
Hey James... couple of things. First, my word isn't showing up, but it says it was saved. Second, is this the URL that Verbotomy Text will be located everyday? Or will the address change?

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:02:00
Hmm... buggy. Okay, scratch that. My word showed up, but now the other two words that were here are now missing, replaced by two different words. Very strange.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 09:27:00
Hi Clayton, Yes I am in the middle of rebugging the system, so things may be a bit "strange" today...

Clayton - 2007-06-25: 09:38:00
Quite all right. I'm just a bit confused as to how to see the other words. Best of luck bugging out. =P

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 09:41:00
You can see the some of the words at: and some others at And so it goes...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-05-30: 00:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James