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DEFINITION: n. The euphoria felt when sticking one's hand surreptitiously into a barrelful of rice, peas, or other legumes. v. To plunge your hand into a container of rice.

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Manoeuphoria

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mahn-o-u-for-e-a

Sentence: "We have a name for it," the doctor had said, "manoeuphoria." All her life Bridget had felt only a slight guilt and unease whenever she stuck her hand into containers of small, cool, round, but firm, objects. They were especially pleasurable on a hot summer's day. She couldn't stop herself. Her first indulgence had come in childhood when she would stick her hand--she always prefered her left--into the large jar of buttons in her grandmother's sewing room. Later, when she was older, she had done the same with the peas, rice and other legumes her parents stored in the storm cellar of their farmhouse in Kansas. Now that she was a famous actress in New York City, the gourmet jelly beans she kept in the half-barrel by her bedside didn't quite produce the same high, but she had her memories. It had been a long process describing her feelings to the doctor, but in her last session she had been able to tell him she knew what it was to be one with a waterfall.

Etymology: From manos, for hand; euphoria, for intense happiness

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Could i have Bridget's phone number? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:21:00

metrohumanx No other authors in this group? How humble. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:36:00

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Scurfle

Created by: Scattercat

Pronunciation: sker-ful

Sentence: The delibulous scurfle of the clatatat beans filled me with gleen.

Etymology: Sounds a bit happy and soothing (and owes a small amount to the 'scurf of yesterday' which so entranced Amelie, who helped to popularize this pasttime.)

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Leguriate

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ləˈgjuɹiˌeɪt/

Sentence: Though the word "leguriate" technically refers to the physical pleasure found in fondling legumes, one can euphemistically leguriate any raw, dried food product.

Etymology: legume + luxuriate

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COMMENTS:

love it!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-28: 10:10:00

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Inpulse

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn puhlllllssss

Sentence: her inpulse was to get inpulses

Etymology: impulse, in pulse,

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Gleedipity

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: glee-DIP-ee-tee

Sentence: Sarah was a obsessive compulsive dipper, whose gleedipity was the bane of shopkeeepers everywhere.

Etymology: GLEE: open delight or pleasure; exultant joy; exultation. DIP: 1. to put the hand down into a liquid or a container, esp. in order to remove something (often fol. by in or into)DIP 2. Sl. to pickpocket, a pickpocket: ie: to "dip" your hand surreptitiously into someone pocket. ITY: state or condition, and with SERENDIPITY in mind

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metrohumanx Inspirational OCD. Good one, O-bob! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:12:00

gleepidity doo dah - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-11: 19:40:00

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Vegistate

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Veg-ee-stay-t

Sentence: Whenever Lucy put her hands into a tub of split peas she found the experience so wonderful that it sent her into a complete vegistate.

Etymology: Veg(informal, vegetable) + State(the condition of someone at a particular time) = Vegistate

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metrohumanx Succinct...I can't take those FORMAL vegetables. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:35:00

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Paradrice

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pare/a/drice

Sentence: Slipping off to the market near work and dipping her fingers into the cool vat of silky rice was nothing short of paradrice.

Etymology: paradise + rice

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metrohumanx ...until they caught her. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:19:00

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Legumexhilaration

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: leh - goom - egz - ill - uhr - ay - shun

Sentence: Marilu had a weird fascination with peas, beans, other legumes and rice and when she would get near the displays in the stores she couldnt resist indulging in legumexhiliration, running her hands thru the veggies, eyes closed, swaying to and fro, humming and clearly in some other realm.

Etymology: Blend of legume and exhilaration.

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Granuelation

Created by: cohenarie

Pronunciation: gran-yoo-'lay-shun

Sentence: Walking down the bulk foods aisle on an uncrowded early weekday morning, I could indulge myself with many opportunities for granuelation.

Etymology: granular + elation

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Tactileguminosaeity

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: tak-TIL-i-gyu-me-no-SAHY-i-tee

Sentence: Virna was overcome by a sudden tactileguminosaeity, finding herself inexplicably aroused by the alfalfa shoots.

Etymology: tactility + leguminosae

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-28: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by duchessella. Thank you duchessella! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-28: 00:15:00
The Stevenson0 gets this week's Verbotomy Cup and goes actstatic! Read about it in Verbotoweek.

ErWenn - 2007-05-28: 00:56:00
Rice is a legume?

rikboyee - 2007-05-28: 01:00:00
it has bean for a while now

petaj petaj - 2007-05-28: 04:38:00
If there is no pulse after a nitrogen fix, check for dry pellets or signs of pea.

Clayton - 2007-05-28: 04:55:00
Too funny. Peas keep it up. Apparently rice is of the family Poaceae, and legumes Fabaceae. They share the same division, Magnoliopsida, but not the same class or order, so they're not very closely related as far as I can tell. But my thumb isn't so green, either.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-28: 08:47:00
Thank you for the question and clarifications. I apologize for my loose conjugglation. I was merely trying to plant a seed (or even provide a barrelful of seeds) that would allow our verbotomists to leguritate in a little verbal lentitillation, and perhaps climax with a grammatical tactileguminosaeity. To encourage this kind of wild inpulsation, perhaps we should change the definition to read "... a barrelful of rice, legumes, seeds, candies, or any other dry pellet-shaped objects." ~ James

Clayton - 2007-05-28: 18:03:00
Why stop there? Let's include moist things, too, like baked beans, caviar, and goose liver.

scrabbelicious - 2008-08-11: 07:55:00
I'm so gleed, that's it!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-09: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by duchessella. Thank you duchessella. ~ James