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'I think he's pretending that no one is home.'

DEFINITION: v., To avoid unwanted interruptions (visits, calls, or emails) by pretending to be unavailable, unreachable or unconscious. n., A person who pretends they are not home in order to avoid talking to someone.

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Incallnito

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: ihn-kahl-NEE-toh

Sentence: Alex couldn't understand why his last date didn't return his 37 calls; little did he understand the power of going incallnito.

Etymology: incognito + call

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COMMENTS:

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-20: 18:17:00

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Dodgecluse

Created by: Osmosis

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Avoidist

Created by: usareddy

Pronunciation: Avoid-ist

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Absillusive

Created by: deepbluenpurple

Pronunciation: Ab + zee +lusive

Sentence: His absillusive demeanour in the face of his wife's tirades seemed to enrage her further.

Etymology: absence + illusion

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Vacunt

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: Vay/kunt

Sentence: 'Dave is a such a vacunt, whenever I want to talk about where our relationship is going, he just glazes over' moaned Minnie

Etymology: Vacant + Vagina, nope sorry I mean (it's ok i'm a feminist)

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Ignoraphobic

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ig/nor/a/fobic

Sentence: Due to all the papparazzi and bad press, Perez Hilton now and then becomes ignoraphobic, dodging all forms of communication no matter how juicy the tip, tidbit, rumor or photo. Believe it or not, sometimes even HE tires of the "spotlight."

Etymology: Ignore + Agoraphobic Ignoring, while staying in, due to becoming phobic.

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clever blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-17: 14:02:00

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Liesolate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: lie-suh-layt

Sentence: when he started to have blurry recollections of some of the things he had drunkenly said and done on the weekend he decided to go into liesolation

Etymology: lie, isolate

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COMMENTS:

MrDave2176 is the opposite of this retruthsiveness? - MrDave2176, 2007-10-19: 09:58:00

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Fakecant

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fake-cant

Sentence: You could tell by the fakecant look on Bob's face that he was either trying to avoid contact with the rest of us or he was called back to his home planet. Either way, he wasn't missed.

Etymology: fake: having a false or deceiving appearance + vacant: not occupied, empty

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Stonify

Created by: Windyo

Pronunciation: stone-i-fy

Sentence: Everytime i see this guy, i stonify. I just don't want him to speak to me.

Etymology: to act like stone

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Flakavoid

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation:

Sentence: God! He's such a flakevoid when it comes to introductions!

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176! ~ James

Osmosis - 2007-10-21: 23:15:00
Perhaps "denysolation" would be better for this definition and sentence.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-16: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176. ~ James