Verboticism: Twistertion

'I can open this thing!'

DEFINITION: v., To strain with all your might in a desperate effort to open a sealed container, such as a jar of pickles. n., A small jar which cannot be opened.

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Pronunciation: twist/zur/shun

Sentence: Joe's twenty minute twistertion with the mustard jar ended with him smashing it on the kitchen floor and angerily yelling, "I got the #@&^*ing jar open, honey."

Etymology: TWISTERTION - from TWIST (to cause to move with a rotary motion) + EXERTION (vigorous action, or effort)

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