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Embarrharass

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: em - bare - har - ass

Sentence: Mariah chose the worst times to embarrharass Charlie for attention. The last time she did this, he was on the phone with a prospective customer trying to close a sale. When Charlie was in these situations, Mariah knew that he was "trapped" and had to acknowledge her, even if it was in a negative way.

Etymology: embarrass (cause to feel self-conscious,to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert), harass (annoy continually or chronically)

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COMMENTS:

Mariah is a tension getter! - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:12:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2009-05-20: 00:32:00

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Demandinistical

Created by: shellyb2009

Pronunciation: de/mand/in/ist/tic/cal

Sentence: This lady's spirit is to demandinistical for me to ignor her. I wish she would just leave me be.

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Focusurper

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: foe-cus-err-per

Sentence: half way through my phone call my work cooleague focusurped me.

Etymology: focus, usurper

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Smotherlover

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: smuthr-luvr

Sentence: Andrea was an annoying smotherlover, believing that by dominating the time and attention of others she was giving them her affection, not realizing she was being extremely annoying.

Etymology: Blend of smother and lover

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COMMENTS:

It's also what you call someone who loves the Smothers Brothers! Good Word - Nosila, 2009-05-19: 18:11:00

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Bracenvader

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Bray-s/zen-vay-dah

Sentence: Jason felt his frown tightening as he tried desperately to ignore the woman tugging at his arm and looking over his shoulder while he was on the phone. He had always known his colleague to be a hoverdraft but this was getting ridiculous, he was almost falling off his chair. Dammit, now he'd have to pay attention to the bracenvader, and that was what he always tried to avoid. She was, however, starting to look somewhat manic - what fresh melodramantics would she come up with now?

Etymology: Brazen - impudent, rude or audacious; Brace - (informal) to solicit; Brace - support or preparedness, as in to 'brace oneself' against the invasion of personal space and the demands Bracenvaders make on you; Invader - one who invades or enters where they are not allowed, wanted or welcome; SpaceInvader - from the early computer game with invading hordes of aliens, also being someone who invades your personal space habitually and engenders discomfort and social awkwardness by doing so. Also hoverdraft (hover + draft) and melodramantics (melodrama + antics)

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COMMENTS:

Admirable! - splendiction, 2009-05-19: 22:26:00

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Corpuspress

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: Corp us press

Sentence: She corpuspressed her friend to death.

Etymology: Corpus- body press- to press against

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Attentaholic

Created by: Jessalynne

Pronunciation: ah-tent-a-haulic

Sentence: My best friend is an attentacholic, she craves attention and needs someone to notice her 24/7.

Etymology: noun-a person that requires an undivided attention 2. person that is addicted to attention

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Hyperattencroach

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Created by: DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Pronunciation: Hi-Per-A-Ten-Crow-Ch

Sentence: Viifae leaned onto Mutae's shoulder in snuggle-fashion, though Mutae continued his business as best he could. She Continued to rub against him in a very hyperattencroaching manner, urging him to complete his task until he had disband his charge due to her eventually seating herself directly in his lap.

Etymology: Hyper-excessive + Attention-to focus upon + Encroach-invade + Roach-pest that gets in everywhere.

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Focusquid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foh-kuh-skwid

Sentence: Denise is the office focusquid. She can slip quietly into your space and slowly wrap her tentacles around you until you have no choice but to be totally focusquid on her.

Etymology: focus (center of attention) + squid (any of several ten-armed cephalopods)

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Pestivaggressive

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: PEST iv a gress iv

Sentence: She stared into his eyes, lay sideways over his keyboard, pestivaggresively, in an effort to get a quick answer.

Etymology: From pest and aggressive - a variation of passive aggresssive. The inflicted feel aggressively pestered by those who persistently invade personal space to get attention.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 00:40:00
My verboticism have been updated? Hmm. I think this calls for a grammarauder.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-11: 08:01:00
Hey stache, thanks for your gentle grammaraudity. I has fixed the offending word. And by the way, if you notice any other stupid errors -- I mean miscommunications -- let me know and I will fix them. ~ James

stache - 2008-04-11: 17:45:00
you'se welcome.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-19: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-17: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by shoeshineboy. Thank you shoeshineboy. ~ James

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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