Verboticism: Naggathrut

'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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Ultimatricize

Created by: pdefenestrator

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Appealure

Created by: dmitry13

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Etymology: appeal + lure

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Petthreat

Created by: Carlyumz

Pronunciation: Pet-fret

Sentence: When hiring a new employee i find it best to issue petthreats to break their spirits.

Etymology: Petty + threat

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Frightenspire

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Fri-ten-spi-re

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Etymology: Frighten (scare)+ inspire

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Consuade

Created by: skelk

Pronunciation: Con-Sw-ayde

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Belittleatize

Created by: Jasmine

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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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Inbenedate

Created by: Morwen

Pronunciation: In-BIN-ee-date

Sentence: When I was naughty, Mom would Inbenedate me by telling me Dad would be home soon.

Etymology: 'bene' means good in latin. (seen in the word 'benefactor') 'bene' is placed in the middle of 'intimidate'

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Bossilating

Created by: torgo

Pronunciation: boss-uh-lating

Sentence: quit bossilating! i'm not a kid anymore!

Etymology: hmmm

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Sacrotort

Created by: camel

Pronunciation: Sack-row-tort

Sentence: We'd sacrotort the poor fellow into cleaning our leather jackets after nights of Crisco twister with the scare of using him as our leather underpants.

Etymology: Sacro (holy), extortion

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COMMENTS:

clever! - jrogan, 2006-12-19: 02:34:00

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