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'I'm clean! Clean as a needle!'

DEFINITION: n. The prescribed response of shock and denial that all world-class athletes follow when caught using banned drugs. v. To act shocked and deny guilt when accused of wrong-doing.

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Stimuplant

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: stim/you/plant

Sentence: 'It's a stimuplant!' the gold medalist protested when confronted with the evidence.

Etymology: stimulant + plant

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COMMENTS:

now if only they had the plantidote - rikboyee, 2007-05-23: 03:02:00

it's probably just a shot of buttox to flesh out his pants - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:53:00

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Dopnial

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌdoʊpˈnaɪəl/ /dohp-NAI-uhl/

Sentence: I sometimes wonder whether players rehearse their claims of dopnial just in case they get caught.

Etymology: From doping + denial

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COMMENTS:

Only the dopey ones! - Stevenson0, 2007-05-23: 12:45:00

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Nonedralone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: nun dra lown

Sentence: He went into the press dispute and gave a very very very energetic version of the nonedralone defense.

Etymology: nandralone and none

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Nostimpics

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: no-STIMM-pix

Sentence: Richard's nostimpics were almost as bad as his Olympics sportsmanship - he was caught doping in two different sports!

Etymology: no + stim (stimulant) + pics (pictures) + rhymes with Olympics

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COMMENTS:

Great sounding word, and fun to say! :) - Rhyme79, 2012-09-19: 10:26:00

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Declifloored

Created by: angelheart

Pronunciation: Dec-li-floored

Sentence: "I'm absolutely declifloored that you would think that of me"

Etymology: decli-from the word deline/ floored-another meaning for shocked

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Boosterclubbed

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: boo-stur-kluhbbed

Sentence: I was totally boosterclubbed when I discovered that Babe Ruth had actually used hybrid carrots and illegally imported beer to maintain his sharp vision and buddha-like physique.

Etymology: booster club - a supporting organization; booster - enhancer; clubbed - bowled over

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maybe that's a booster shot he's getting - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:45:00

Good point! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-23: 16:26:00

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Accusedflex

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: ack-used-flex

Sentence: The reporter had barely gotten the accusation out of his mouth when the athlete responded with their stock accusedflex answer "Must be a sample mixup".

Etymology: accused + flex (from reflex)

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Stirroid

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: /stir - roid/

Sentence: I found out that athletes share a common defensive reflex when I sent fake e-mails to all of the Olympics athletes that they were discovered to be on physically enhancing illegal drugs. I will call this worldwide phenomenon a "stirroid".

Etymology: stir [cause a stir; a commotion] + steroid

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Prevaricontraindication

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: proh-VAR-i-kon-truh-in-di-KEY-shuhn

Sentence: Barry was caught up in a moment of classic prevaricontraindication: just lie to the reporters and hopefully it will all go away. Except the sterility. And the shrunken testes. And the heart disease. And the liver failure.

Etymology: prevarication + contraindication

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Prescriptstun

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: pre-SCRIP-stun

Sentence: Derek strode into the pretenssconference mistakenly confident that his prescriptstun would convince the world that he was clean.

Etymology: prescription (they always say it was prescribed for the flu) + script (used to rehearse for the press conference) + stun (shock)

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COMMENTS:

well done! (some would say too well done without some help, hmmmm) - galwaywegian, 2007-05-23: 07:01:00

good one petaj - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-23: 12:41:00

petaj Right galwaywegian, I'll see you at the pretenssconference after I consult my spindoctor about this terrible flu I'm suffering. - petaj, 2007-05-23: 18:40:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-23: 10:07:00
Some of the best Verboticisms were late showing up this morning, even though they had already entered the race. I categorically deny that this had anything to do with the use of stimulants. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-04-27: 00:28:00
Today's definition was suggested by wordmeister. Thank you wordmeister. ~ James