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'Why are you staring at me like that? '

DEFINITION: v. To be woken up by a child or pet who is quietly but intently staring at you from the edge of your bed. n. A creepy silent stare that is so intense that it pierces sleep.

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Broodawakening

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: brood-ah-way-kun-ing

Sentence: Living with two dogs, a cat, and three kids, Sherry was generally roused each morning by a broodawakening, gazing intently at her and hungry for breakfast.

Etymology: brood (both offspring and to meditate with morbid persistence), rude awakening

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Startling darlings ... Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:28:00

on a roll - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:49:00

Excellent. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:31:00

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Terroreyezing

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ter-ohr-ahyz-ing

Sentence: Maybe Marty shouldn't have stayed up late to watch that scary movie on a night she was going to be alone. Maybe her friend was right to say that there seemed to be something demonic about her cat, Lilith. All she knows now is that she can't sleep with the cat terroreyezing her from its perch atop the headboard.

Etymology: terrorizing (to dominate or coerce by intimidation) + eyeing (to observe or watch narrowly)

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Pediastare

picabomama

Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: pee/dee/a/stare

Sentence: Violet had the habit of creeping very quietly into her mother and father's bedroom. She had been told that she could not wake them before Mr. Sun came up, so she waited, patiently and intently. The power of Violet's unblinking pediastare could raise her mother from the deepest sleep and was so completely creepy that there was no way to return to sleep after experiencing it.

Etymology: pedia- root word meaning child + stare The word also echoes the name of a popular brand of children's over-the-counter medicine.

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Interesting etymology. - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 18:56:00

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Purrmeated

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: per mee ayt ed

Sentence: It happened every morning at 4:00 am. Yvonne would be deep in sleep until she felt that which purrmeated her reverie. Her tom cat would stare her awake. He would look at her enough with his big eyes until she was wide awake and wondering what happened to her. He commenced his very loud purring just after he got her attention. This would go on until she reached out to pat him under the chin and behind the ears. He made a perfect alarm clock...too bad she couldn't set Romeo for 3 hours later each morning!

Etymology: Purr (a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat; indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats) & Permeated (sinks in;penetrated; to spread through)

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Extrasensorypetception

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: x/tra/sen/sorry/pet/cep/shun

Sentence: We gave up using an alarm clock long ago because of our cat's extrasensorypetception. His ESP can drag us out of the deepest dreams.

Etymology: extra sensory perception (ESP) + pet

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ESPied! Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:22:00

Extraceptional! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:22:00

ESPecially E.S.P. - Entertaining, Succinct and Plausible! - Nosila, 2008-03-18: 19:51:00

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Scarogling

Created by: mokelmoney

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Hipponoteyes

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/oh/not/ize

Sentence: People thought I was crazy to have a pet hippo but, with training, he was able to hipponoteyes me to get me up and out for my daily run.

Etymology: HIPPONOTEYES -verb - from HIPPO + HYPNOTIZE

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Furboding

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fer-BODE-ing

Sentence: Sally's dreams were interrupted by an awful sense of furboding and she became aware that her cat, Felicity, was staring at her ominously as she slept.

Etymology: Blend of 'fur' and 'bode'(be an omen; portend) - a play on the word foreboding(A sense of impending evil or misfortune)

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Gazerbeam

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: GAI zer beem

Sentence: Although I had clearly told my daughter that she was not to wake me up early on Christmas morning, I felt her gazerbeam focused on me, cutting through my dreams, and opened my eyes to see her staring at me. Next to her was the digital clock, reading 6:07 a.m. I mumbled, "Santa Claus says no one is allowed to get up on Christmas Day before 7:30 or all the presents will disappear," and she gasped and quickly ran back to her room.

Etymology: gaze + laser beam

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Hipponoteyes

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/oh/not/ize

Sentence: People thought I was crazy to have a pet hippo but, with training, he was able to hipponoteyes me to get me up and out for my daily run.

Etymology: hippo + hypnotize + eyes

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COMMENTS:

Far out! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:19:00

Reminds me of the song: "I want a hippopotamus for Christmas Only a hippopotamus will do Don't want a doll, no dinky Tinker Toy I want a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy" Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:31:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-18: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by banky. Thank you banky. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-25: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by banky. Thank you banky. ~ James

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