Verboticism: Influmenace

'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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Pressuuuuure

Created by: Wriiight

Pronunciation: Just like pressure, but said sarcastically.

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Etymology: Pressure, and "Suuuuuure"--A sarcastastic reply of 'sure' you might say when you don't believe a word they say.

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Meganag

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: me-ga-nag

Sentence: She had to meganag before Charles put pen to paper.

Etymology: From "nag" meaning to pester, with mega describing the results thereof.

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Follygraphed

Created by: janedoe

Pronunciation: Fol-ee-graft

Sentence: I follygraphed when I convinced my co-worker that if he xeroxed a huge stack of papers, he'd get promoted to CEO.

Etymology: Folly + polygraph

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Ultimatricize

Created by: pdefenestrator

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Nagspiralise

Created by: trer9

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Malivate

Created by: TheGentleSherpa

Pronunciation: Mal-I-Vate

Sentence: Last sunday, the priest gave one of the most malivational sermons I'd ever heard.

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Kindare

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: kynd-dair

Sentence: She kindared her staff into thinking they would not be receiving their annual Christmas bonus unless they did something out of the ordinary. So, the creepy guy in the corner finally washed his hair, the office tart wore flat shoes for once and the heavy set girl stopped eating everything in sight.

Etymology: kind (gentle, docile, with love) + dare (threat, challenge, provoke)

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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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Taskorize

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: task-or-ize

Sentence: Although Bob thought he had created a brilliant report, his boss called him to taskorize him to provide more details, or face yet another disappointing performance appraisal.

Etymology: task, terrorrize

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Pettifer

Created by: dragonprincess

Pronunciation: pet-i-fur

Sentence: Santa won't come unless you clean your room!

Etymology: 'petti' comes from the english word petty. The 'fur' part of the verd makes it a comand

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