Verboticism: Persult

'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: oddnuance

Pronunciation: Per-sult

Sentence: You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, but persulting can work just as well.

Etymology: Persuade + Insult

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