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DEFINITION: v. To gasp and go rigid with shock when someone unexpectedly hugs you. n. The gasping sound, and associated rigid body reaction, which a person who is "not comfortable with physical intimacy", emits when they are unexpectedly hugged.

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Winceofwails

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: winss ov waylz

Sentence: When asked what was the high point (or most publicized aspect) of her recent trip to Britain, the First Lady said it had to be her receiving the winceofwails for encircling her Majesty in a photo-op embrace. The whole episode became a royal pain, for her and the House of Wince-or!

Etymology: Wince (grimace;flich, cringe) & Wails (emit sound of sorrow or grief) & play on Prince of Wales (The Heir to the British Throne and some of Queen Elizabeth II)

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metrohumanx Didn't Henry Kissinger once grab Margaret Thatcher's ass? Nobody made a big deal out of THAT! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 00:58:00

Royal pun = roils of fun! Great create and right on the definition, too! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 01:21:00

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Displayofaffliction

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: Dis-play-uv-a-flick-shun

Sentence: What was meant to be a display of affection turned into a unfortunate displayofaffliction in a flash. I went to hug my nephew, but he was so uncomfortable that he tried to dodge under my outstretched arms. He ended up with his head lodged in my armpit for a brief but horrific moment. By mutual yet silent consent, we greeted each other with nothing more with a casual wave thereafter.

Etymology: Display of affection altered to incorporate affliction.

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great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:42:00

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Squeezewheeze

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skwēzwēz

Sentence: Tom's family was not very good expressing intimacy. When he married Sunshine his family collectively developed a squeezewheeze. In the receiving line Tom's mother gasped so much that Sunshine's folks were convinced that she had asthma. At the reception there was so much oxygen being sucked in that the caterer had trouble keeping candles on the tables lit.

Etymology: squeeze (a hug) + wheeze (breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest)

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COMMENTS:

How did Tom and Sunshine ever get together? - otherguy, 2009-04-06: 07:47:00

metrohumanx I think we're ALL Bozos on this bus! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:38:00

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Stiffcomfort

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: stiff + cum + fert

Sentence: Grandpa Proctor went into shock when Emily Lincoln gave him a hug. He felt extreme stiffcomfort, had trouble breathing and his whole body became rigid. Although Emily was a covergirl for Oui Magazine, everyone was sure that he reacted this way when Grandma touched him too.

Etymology: stiff (rigid, incapable of or resistant to bending, not moving) comfort, discomfort.

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excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:45:00

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Flabbergrasp

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: flab her grasp

Sentence: Despite briefing on the protocalling, for caution and careful handulling, at the Queen's soft touch, the lackadaisical lady, with a strong hand, flabbergrasped the Queen!

Etymology: FLABBERGAST, GRASP, GASP. Flabbergast - astonish, surprise, shock, startle, flummox. Grasp - hold with the hand. Gasp - quick intake of air when startled by being flabbergrasped. /// Protocalling is a verbotomy based on protocol for calling on the queen. /// Handulling is a verbotomy based on the need to dull all hand gestures when handling the queen, so they are not misconstrued as hand gestures attacking the queen.

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metrohumanx Grasp her flab=Flabbergrasp! A quasi palindrotomy ! VERY good, Silvery! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:38:00

LOL Too funny! I like it :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:10:00

Yikes, Metro! Never gave it a thought. Now I need to start thinking backwords as well as forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 11:20:00

Absolutely flabulous, silvery! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:13:00

Best of the day. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:41:00

metrohumanx Just don't start backing talkwards! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:18:00

queueirked - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:32:00

delete the above comment please - forgot to change screens before beginning a new verbotomy! Forgot to look backwords while trying to go forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:49:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:45:00

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Impingehersnap

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: imp - hing - hur - snap

Sentence: Gloria moved slowly and roundly. She was a force to be reckoned with and especially did not like to be touched or hugged. If someone approached her too quickly and with wide arms, it might cause an impingehersnap.....and Gloria would tense up, snapping her legs and spine into a defensive position....somewhat like a crisp, round cookie!

Etymology: impinge - (encroach, interfere or contact) her, snap (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) gingersnap (a crisp, round cookie)

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metrohumanx ...and somewhat like a timber rattlesnake? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:14:00

metrohumanx I like this word more each time i see it! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:43:00

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Assteria

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass teee reee ah

Sentence: His assteria made her the butt of jokes in the shower room

Etymology: hysteria, ass

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Your Assteria "cracks" me up! :) LOL - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:05:00

HOW did that happen? perfect example of Illogicalrambugifications as I hit enter once...:)) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:08:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:43:00

metrohumanx Profundo rotundo. Funny word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:42:00

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Shudderhug

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shud-ehr-hug

Sentence: Seeing the breach of protocol in the inappropriate touching of a monarch by the new first lady, the Queen and many who saw it experienced a gasping shudderhug in response to such a major no no.

Etymology: Blend of 'shudder' (react with revulsion) and 'hug' (embrace)

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Shudderhug

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shud-ehr-hug

Sentence: Seeing the breach of protocol in the inappropriate touching of a monarch by the new first lady, the Queen and many who saw it experienced a gasping shudderhug in response to such a major no no.

Etymology: Blend of shudder and hug

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metrohumanx Major No No.....wasn't he second-in command to Chairman MOE? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:40:00

Yep....and was the older brother of the dissident, Yu Gno Hu - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 01:50:00

metrohumanx Pol Pot = Top Lop - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:53:00

Yep....and was the older brother of the dissident, Yu Gno Hu - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 03:10:00

That's the one....Hung Chow....was constipated most of the time. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 03:11:00

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Unhuggagasp

Created by: Charon

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-06: 07:50:00
Thank you! My former husband's family didn't hug and I hugged his Mother and she let out a loud gasp and went rigid... They all changed and became more loving towards each other, after I married into their family. It changed them forever and they all hug each other now. :) (I hug people I care about and love) Hugs are great! ;)

readerwriter - 2009-04-06: 10:22:00
Sounds like you were on a Mission Accomplished!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 10:46:00
Perhaps you should consider a taking a position with the Royal Family -- seems like they need a lot more hugging. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James