Verboticism: Dreadtuate

'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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Dreadtuate

Created by: attis

Pronunciation: Like it sounds

Sentence: Karen really new how to dreadtuate some activity out of Bob.

Etymology: Dread + actuate

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