Verboticism: Frightenspire

'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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Frightenspire

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Fri-ten-spi-re

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Etymology: Frighten (scare)+ inspire

Points: 288

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