Verboticism: Crapavate

'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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Created by: Chunk01

Pronunciation: naughty-vate

Sentence: The wife always tries to naughtivate me with promises of putting out if I'd only put up some shelves.

Etymology: Naughty+Motivate=naughtivate

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Created by: Flixst

Pronunciation: θre'sǝit

Sentence: I can't find any motivation if there's not someone threaciting me.

Etymology: threat + incite

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Created by: Madmadchen


Sentence: "When bribes didn't work, she inversivated him with taking away his Wii."

Etymology: inverse + motivation

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Created by: Guthlaf1

Pronunciation: CRAP-a-vayt

Sentence: And then she starts her crapavational spiel about why I should clean my room....

Etymology: crap - faecal matter; nonsense "vate" - from "motivate"

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Created by: lucyof2009

Pronunciation: moe-ti-frate

Sentence: Billy's mom tried to motifrait him by telling him that he would become a hobo if he didn't finish his homework.

Etymology: motivate and afraid -- to motivate someone by making them afraid

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Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Dark - Mut - er

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

Etymology: Unknown...

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Created by: wiccanfey

Pronunciation: Lame-threat-ta-vay-tion

Sentence: Molly always used the lametheativation that if Rudolph didn't eat his carrots his nose would turn black.

Etymology: Lame, threat, motivation

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Created by: trer9




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Created by: Wembler

Pronunciation: peh-tee-threaten

Sentence: Mother liked to petithreaten us to clean our rooms.

Etymology: Petite/Threaten

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Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: TAWN-taw-lo-JEE

Sentence: Mom guilted me into finishing my masters with Tauntology

Etymology: Taunt + Psychology

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