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'That's my pork chop Buster! Give it back!'

DEFINITION: To never give up, to never let go of your dream, especially when others try to take it away from you.

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Grabicious

Created by: TheUrbanRabbit

Pronunciation: Grab-ish-uss

Sentence: Many people complimented Sara on her grabicious devotion to her dream

Etymology: adjective

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Zestanacious

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: zest-an-a-shuss

Sentence: Despite negative comments and occasional setbacks, Calamity Jane was zestanacious about being a rootin', tootin' sure shot.

Etymology: A combo of zest, zeal, and tenacious ... everything it takes to make hopes and dreams come true.

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Great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-02: 16:14:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2008-01-02: 19:01:00

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Clampnatious

Created by: valkyrie

Pronunciation: clamp-nay-shuss

Sentence: although now living in a slum at the age of 56 the fact that she still tried out for the junior high volleyball team showed her genetic clampnatious nature

Etymology: variation on the word clamp [meaning to grip]

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Tenaciferocity

Created by: blurmore

Pronunciation: Ten-ass-eh-fare-ah-sitee

Sentence: Her tenaciferocity in grasping the bride's bouquet was enhanced by the open bar.

Etymology: Tenacious + Ferocious

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Persevicious

Created by: spunkify

Pronunciation: Per-se- vish-us

Sentence: Wow, she is so persevicious, she is still protesting even when the officials said she couldn't!

Etymology: Perseverance + Tenacious

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Tenacidream

Korinne

Created by: Korinne

Pronunciation: ten/a/si/dreem

Sentence: The tenacidreams of potential singing "Idol" show contestants make for good television.

Etymology: Tenacity + Dream

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Strivurnate

Created by: zebrahdh

Pronunciation: Stry-vern-ate

Sentence: My teachers want me to keep drawing and continue to strivurnate if I am ever to become a successful artist.

Etymology: A combination of the words strive and stubborn, to create the meaning, to stubbornly strive.

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Deteradreamation

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Dee-Tur-a-Dreem-a-shun

Sentence: You could see the deteradreamation in his face that he was going to win the title of "King Burger Eater" no matter what the cost! It was his dream for all his life.

Etymology: Deter not as in "discourage" but short for "determination" and "dream" literally. A combination of the 2 words which describe the meaning.

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Aspiverance

Created by: Phunky

Pronunciation: asp-iv-EAR-ance (british english)

Sentence: Her unwavering aspiverance turned her naive childhood pork-chop-stealing dream into a reality.

Etymology: Portmanteau of aspiration and perseverance. noun: aspiverance. verb: to aspivere. Amusing alternative configuration: perspiration

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Carpedream

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: kar-pay-DREE-m. (to rhyme with carpe diem)

Sentence: After years of ridicule from his Latin teacher because of his lethargy, Bob decided to cease the daze, yelling "carpedream! carpedream!"

Etymology: To sieze the dream! Based on carpe diem: Latin phrase meaning "pluck the day" (or in modern parlance rendered: "to sieze the day."

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Clever play ... on seize the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-02: 14:38:00

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OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-02: 16:14:00
Great word!