Verboticism: Threatentice

'Santa won't come unless you clean up your desk!'

DEFINITION: v. To inspire and motivate people to do great things, by issuing petty threats. n. A kind and gentle threat.

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Parentology

Created by: Nairock

Pronunciation: pair-ren-TALL-oh-gee

Sentence: Her children always do what she says due to her mastery of parentologistic threats.

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Molaspasm

Created by: Taami

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Sentence: c'mon clean up your room, you don't want a molaspasm do you.

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Petation

Created by: Dylanor

Pronunciation: Pehtayshun

Sentence: Stop with the petation already!

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Fountain

Created by: Fountain

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Threatencourage

Created by: mmf11

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Hairipcajolist

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: Hair-ripca-jole-ist

Sentence: Your hairpcajolist ways won't get you anywhere, missy.

Etymology: hair-rip-cajole

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COMMENTS:

- Hjason, 2006-12-19: 13:38:00

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Nagwhip

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: nag-whip

Sentence: Betty nagwhipped everyone in the office to do her bidding.

Etymology: nag + whipped

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Threatanize

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: threat-a-nice

Sentence: Gary wouldn't do the dishes, so Molly had to threatanize him with abstinence.

Etymology: threaten + galvanize

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Darkmutter

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Dark - Mut - er

Sentence: My boss does darkmutter when he sees me slacking off.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Threativate

Created by: chrisk2k7

Pronunciation: Thre-tee-vate

Sentence: Dude, my mom totally threativated me to mow the lawn.

Etymology: Threat+Motivate

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