Verboticism: Pathretition

'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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Pathretition

Created by: aruna

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Sentence: Fed up of her boss's pathretitions, she resigned.

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