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Parannoyed

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: par-a-noid

Sentence: The coddling and paranoid actions of Jill's father to try to watch her every move and protect her from the harsh cruel world outside, just made Jill more parannoyed.

Etymology: paranoid/annoyed

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COMMENTS:

Is her father related to the computer annoybot? (an Internet computer program having the sole function of sending annoying or unwanted messages)! Very inventive! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-22: 13:48:00

Good one! - Tigger, 2008-02-22: 15:03:00

Very good verboticism. - Mustang, 2008-02-22: 18:37:00

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Purdad

Created by: ekky99

Pronunciation: pur-dah-d

Sentence: The purdad hid his daughter from the gaze of the lecherous youths. Shut away in a curtained room, she paled into insignificance.

Etymology: purdah + dad

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COMMENTS:

Good sentence. Kudos for being able to come with two words and only change one letter to blend them! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-23: 16:33:00

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Patrylacticate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: PAT-ruh-LAC-ti-cate

Sentence: Marvin would patrylacticate Brittany each time he neurotically attempted to protect her from the real and imagined evils of the world. By the time she turned twenty-nine, Marvin had reached the stage of clinical patrylacticosis.

Etymology: Patri-, "father," + prophylactic, "protective measure." Noun form: patrylactication

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COMMENTS:

Great etymology. Prophylactic was a stroke of .... genius! Great shielding! I'm having too much fun with this one! Way to go stache! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-22: 13:16:00

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Obsesify

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: ahb-sess-i-fye

Sentence: When my father bought the plasma tv he'd saved for for months, we thought he would obsesify over it; but we never thought he would make us do a background check before Superbowl Sunday to watch it!

Etymology: obsess+objectify+possesses

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COMMENTS:

Interesting choice of words to blend. Clever sentence! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-23: 16:45:00

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Uberwarden

picabomama

Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: ooh/burr/war/den

Sentence: Violet skipped down the stairs to tell her Daddy that she had been invited on her first date. She was so excited about this development that she was totally taken aback by her father's reaction. He began to turn red and then he began to stammer and then he started locking all the doors and windows. "What are you doing Daddy?", Violet asked timidly.Her father replied, "I am no longer your father. I am now the uberwarden and this home is your prison. How do you feel about homeschooling?"

Etymology: Uber (German for super) + warden

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COMMENTS:

great story - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-22: 16:28:00

Uber! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-23: 16:35:00

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Aupairanoid

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: oh/pear/a/noid

Sentence: Angela was so concerned about the safety of her children that she hired an aupairanoid to help supervise them.

Etymology: au pair + paranoid

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COMMENTS:

Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-22: 06:59:00

could all go aupair shaped - galwaywegian, 2008-02-22: 09:27:00

Au! The children need an escape pairashoot! This is a pairagon among verboticisms! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-22: 13:22:00

If she had the money, Angela would probably hire au-pair of 'em, I bet. Fun word. - Tigger, 2008-02-22: 15:11:00

Good One, Jab...no wonder they invented Nanny 911- pairental discretion advised! - Nosila, 2008-02-22: 23:44:00

Another creative verbotomy! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-25: 19:08:00

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Catastrophyxiaphobe

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: cat-astra-fixia-fobe

Sentence: Melanie was gasping for breath after her catastrophyxiaphobic father had hidden the keys to the murcielago her husband gave her as a birthday gift.

Etymology: catastrophe + asphyxiate + phobie

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COMMENTS:

Interesting choice of words in your etymology! Innovative Blending! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-23: 16:40:00

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Alsatiate

Created by: janebrowne

Pronunciation: Al-SAY-she-ate

Sentence: So when my dad met my boyfriend and saw that he had a few cool tatoos and a pierced nose he, like, began to alsatiate all over the place and pushed me back in my room and tried to lock me in! What is his problem?

Etymology: Alsatiate- Both the French and Germans claim this word, insisting that it derives from the behavior of Alsatians or German Shepherd dogs, known world-wide for their tendency to drool and bark, protecting their owners and, in effect, making them hostages.

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COMMENTS:

Kudos for your etymology and originality! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-24: 14:10:00

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-25: 19:25:00

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Anxicovet

Created by: diyan627

Pronunciation: angz-i-covet

Sentence: Ben's last anxicovet was enough to swear him off women for a while. Now he just spends his nights online or at the bar and with whomever will hang with him for a while.

Etymology: anxiety + covet

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Very Unique! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-23: 16:31:00

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Subduefuss

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sub doo fuss

Sentence: Earl thought his vigilance in keeping his daughter, Mona, locked up was a way of saving her from herself and all the evils in the world. But he was actually a subduefuss and his obsessive overprotectiveness forced her to rebel and run away. Yes, tired of the suppressive lifestyle her father led as an ex-con biker carnival worker, Mona ran off at the tender age of 29 to become a librairian and church choir member. Earl's street cred took a dive!

Etymology: subdue (hold within limits/controls) & doofus (person with poor judgment) & fuss (worry about too much)

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COMMENTS:

Very apt and funny. Got my vote. - stache, 2008-02-22: 11:58:00

Great characters! Fun word to say! Right on the definition! Superb! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-22: 13:02:00

Funny word, and great sentence! So many good ones today. - Tigger, 2008-02-22: 15:09:00

Cheers, all...Mona's last name is Lott, by the way! Earl's is Grey....naturally he and the mother did not wed as carny life is not condusive to marital bliss! - Nosila, 2008-02-22: 23:53:00

petaj But her mother Zell still had that same fanatical streak as Earl. - petaj, 2008-02-23: 05:36:00

And then, petaj, don't forget her sisters, Camille Lott, the idealist;Eda Lott, a plus size model and their adopted brother from Korea, Park King Lott! - Nosila, 2008-02-24: 00:18:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

'But Daddy you can't lock me in my room!'
Photo: peasap and elisfanclub

DEFINITION: v. tr. To be so overly protective about a person or object, that you become completely possessed by the fear of what could go wrong. n. A person who is so worried about protecting something that they smother it with their own fears.

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