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DEFINITION: v. To sacrifice your health, your family, and even a few friends to money, only to discover that money doesn't like you. n. A sacrifice made for money that goes unrewarded.

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Demonetary

Created by: mbacon

Pronunciation: dee mon i tare ee

Sentence: Scrooge live a demonetary life until he was reformed by the three spirits

Etymology: Combination of demon, meaning an agent of evil and monetary, meaning relating to money

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Sacrifiscalamb

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sak rif is kal lam

Sentence: Like a born again zealot, she had pursued her selling pyramid like a religion and forsook her friends, her family and her health to acquire the top-rated status and finer things of life...her mansion, expensive cars, exotic trips and designer attire. But it was lonely counting all that money on your own. Her profit had become her prophet. On the altar of high consumerism, she had become a sacrifiscalamb.

Etymology: Sacrificial Lamb (someone or something which is given to people in authority and which is expected to be harmed or destroyed, especially in order to prevent other people or things from being harmed or destroyed) & Fiscal (involving financial matters)

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COMMENTS:

baaad! - galwaywegian, 2011-01-12: 03:58:00

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Missedfortunate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: misd-ˈfor-chuh-net

Sentence: Like all his past endeavors Clyde's latest pursuit of a killing in the market fell flat, and he remains broke, friendless and chronically missedfortunate.

Etymology: Blend of missed and fortunate.

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Macbethen

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /"m&k-'beth-&n/

Sentence: After MacBethening his way from Thane of Glamis to Thane of Cawdor to King of Scotland, MacBeth was killed by a man who wasn't born and a forest.

Etymology: From Shakespeare's play _MacBeth_

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Profeiture

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pro fay tchur

Sentence: Buck Chaser had always gone after Dame Fortune and sacrificed everything to be her Real love. He risked profeiture to spend the rest of his days with the lovely Ms. Money. He always had a Yen to have her and he was so Rand-y,he would Lira after her. Finally she had to confront him: "Buck, Let me be Franc with you...Euro becoming a Zloty and a Drachma and I want to Krone you with so many Pounds they will leave a Mark on you. Can't you see Cents? In my opinion, we have a Peso-mistic future together. If you don't Peseta off soon, I will have Robert Dinero take your neck and Ringgit and have you Guildered, before he throws you on the Ruble heap! Yuan to know the Buck stops here!"

Etymology: Profit (the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) & Forfeiture (the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.)

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Cashflicted

Created by: chofu67

Pronunciation: cash flick ted

Sentence: Cashflicted Chad drifted off to the dark edges of the reunion hall when his material emblems of success were ignored by classmates who viewed him as the same loathesome character they had belittled fifteen years earlier.

Etymology: cash + conflicted

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Lucrotomy

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: loo krot ah mee

Sentence: it was worse than addiction it was lucrotomy.

Etymology: from lucre and surgically removing something you need.

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Bucksflat

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: buks-flat

Sentence: The enjoyment he derived from each successful investment appeared to be negatively correlated with his increasing wealth. By the time he realised this, his wife had already left, unable to compete with the FTSE 100 for his affections. The vastest magnum of champagne could not disguise the fact he had a serious case of bucksflat.

Etymology: bucks fizz + flat

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Ebinezerscrewed

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: EBB-uh-knee-zur-SCREW-d

Sentence: I cast my lot with Madoff- I was a greedy dude. but my investments were consumed... I'm EBINEZERSCREWED! God bless us all- including Tiny Tim.

Etymology: The Dikkens, you say! (Charles Dikkens, the famous DUTCH author)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx More fun and a cool game: http://sodaplay.com/creators/soda/items/constructor - metrohumanx, 2009-09-02: 00:33:00

artr Nice tie-in. - artr, 2009-09-02: 06:16:00

Hum bug(ger)! - Nosila, 2009-09-02: 12:52:00

hahaha fun word! - mweinmann, 2009-09-03: 08:02:00

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Cacashtrophy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ka kash tra fee

Sentence: His life was a cacastrophy, he felt as he walked around dollerously

Etymology: catastrophy, cash

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