Verboticism: Peaphoria

'Aren't you supposed to use a scoop?'

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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Peaphoria

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pēfôrēə

Sentence: Nothing is quite so exciting to Naomi as a trip to the wholesale market -- all those open bins of dried vegetables. She can plunge elbow-deep into peaphoria. Green or black-eyed, doesn\'t matter. Damn the health laws. This is fun.

Etymology: pea (a spherical green seed that is widely eaten as a vegetable) + euphoria (a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness)

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Nerveana

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: nurv/anna

Sentence: Nerveana can be achieved while grocery shopping with the help of pearl barley

Etymology: nerve + nirvana

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Inpulse

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn puhl sss

Sentence: she would inpulse impulsively

Etymology: impulse in pulse

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Pulsoothe

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Pull/soo/the

Sentence: Mary-Anne had to be apeased or she would easily develop migraine, the only way to soothe her pulse was to allow her to delve deeply into the nearest hill of beans or pulsoothe.

Etymology: Dolly mixture of 1. Pulse and 2. Soothe. Pulse n. Vital sign of life or a class of edible vegetable or grain. Soothe v., to ease.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hill of beans- like it, like it! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 13:15:00

love it; great blend - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-13: 08:10:00

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Inpulsation

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: in-poll-say-shun

Sentence: as the owner of a lentil store, my biggest peeve is with people who come in for some inpulsation and then leave without buying anything

Etymology: in,pulse[as in peas,beans etc], sensation, impulse, pulsate, npul, ulsa, satio

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COMMENTS:

petaj Is inpulsation caused by a need for a nitrogen fix? - petaj, 2007-05-28: 04:32:00

excellent - galwaywegian, 2007-05-28: 06:13:00

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Particelation

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: par + tick + eee! + lay + shun

Sentence: I reached my hands into the tub of jelly beans and felt pure particelation.

Etymology: particle + elation

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Graindiosity

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: grain - dee - ah - city

Sentence: The stress of impending meetings and inane mission statements vanished in one fell swoop; the smooth soy ravaging her in sensational grandiosity.

Etymology: Grain + Grandiosity.

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COMMENTS:

I wanted to combine the word grand and grain, but it didn't seem to well. Graind. But grandiosity means, using synonyms loosely, feeling really great about not a whole lot, and grains because the things mentioned were granular. But granular and grand and/or grandiose didn't really work. Grand. Pretty sure I've seen that word before. Grandule...? No, no, graindiosity's fine. - jadenguy, 2007-05-28: 19:52:00

great - it encompasses all grains - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-29: 08:45:00

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Innerpeas

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: in-ner-pees

Sentence: They tried to talk her out of it, but Sally always insisted on visiting the legume corner in the bulk food isle on her endless quest for innerpeas

Etymology: inner + peas (pun on peace)

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-30: 12:07:00

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Legumeation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: leg yoom ay shun

Sentence: LaSoya was a girl who had reached pea-uberty. When in the local produce store, she loved running her fingers through the barrels of peas, beans, lentils and others dried pods. It was a phenomenom called legumeation, which creates a nitrogen dependency. It caused the manager, Mr.Peabody, agitation and after remonstration, he would have to use fumigation. When he asked her why she did it, she answered simply, "I'm looking for a good Pod-i-ah-trust. Bean there, done that!

Etymology: Legume (the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)& Elation (a feeling of joy; absence of depression)

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Leguphoria

Created by: Andlat

Pronunciation: lEg.ju:.foU.ri:A

Sentence: Experiencing leguphoria is a great way to get your daily serving of peas.

Etymology: Portmanteau of legume and euphoria.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx aaah the noble legume strikes sgain! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 22:05:00

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