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Ensluragement

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: en-slur-age-ment

Sentence: Margot was always ready to give ensluragement whenever someone got above their raisin by thinking they could do her job as well as she did. That way she could eliminate the competition and still sound like she was trying to help her underlings.

Etymology: encouragement: to inspire hope, courage or confidence + slur: to talk about disparagingly or insultingly; to cast a disparaging remark

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artr It takes slurrage to stand up to your subordinates. - artr, 2010-01-06: 09:20:00

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Lamander

Created by: whazat29

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Middleearth

Created by: nynaeve

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Fabrimprecate

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Fab-remp-ah-kayte

Sentence: Our boss elucidated to us that from her country what we thought crude was, infact, a normal "hello" gesture. Once we found out she was born in America we knew she was fabrimprecating the whole time, and was just giving us the finger.

Etymology: Fabricate (to fake or lie) + imprecate (to utter a curse)

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Upsult

Created by: badsnudge

Pronunciation: \up-ˈsəlt\

Sentence: "Sure, you're lazy. But its the ambitious people who are destroying the planet.", he upsulted.

Etymology: up (from uplift) sult (from insult)

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Good one, badsnudge...compact! - Nosila, 2008-08-05: 22:24:00

Very Good. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-06: 04:55:00

metrohumanx Succinct and bound to become trendy. Bravo! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-06: 16:28:00

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Falrientism

protothor

Created by: protothor

Pronunciation: fall-ree-int-ism

Sentence: An expert of falrientism, even as the young boy in the back of the opposing car audited his middle finger, his smile led to unspoken compliments.

Etymology: From 'falsity' and 'charientism', a word that means basically the same thing.

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Humiliaid

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hyoo/mil/ee/eyd

Sentence: Rachel would humiliaid every salesman in the department. She ripped every salesman apart personally then pushed them to exceed last month's sales targets.

Etymology: humiliate + aid

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Insultivate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in sul tiv ayt

Sentence: When Joan Collins played Alexis Carrington on "Dynasty", she regularly would insultivate the other actors. They were sure that the vixenish Joan was using reverse psychology on them to improve their performances and make their reactions to her onscreen more lifelike. They never did realize that Joan relished abusing them, thanks mainly to another Collins always in her dressing room...frequent stiffeners of Tom Collins.

Etymology: Insult (to treat, mention, or speak to rudely) & Motivate (to give an incentive for action)

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Slurport

Created by: bigdog

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Sentence: My team lead always makes me look like an idiot during meeting when he sandbags me with a public show of slurport for my work.

Etymology: slur - impugn one's character or ability + support - to encourage

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petaj Good one. - petaj, 2007-06-12: 07:51:00

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Egostrictpep

Created by: LindsayStar

Pronunciation: E-go-strick-pep

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-12: 01:52:00
The second step in Timothy Johnson's GUST process is Understanding. And apparently, based on the number of definitions we received on this topic, everybody understands what it is like to have a bad boss. Today's definition was suggested by ohwtepph , suzanne, and remistram. Thank you ohwtepph, suzanne, remistram, and Timothy! ~ James

lumina - 2008-08-07: 13:49:00
Wow! So fun and an honor to have come up with the "winning" word. "I'd like to thank the Academy, my parents and of course Jesus." ha Thanks to the voters! (she says as the music starts playing and the tap dancing man with the hook from the gong show comes into view...)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-06: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohwtepph. Thank you ohwtepph. ~ James

'When I said that you're a loser, I meant it as a compliment.'

DEFINITION: v. To exercise power through the strategic use of personal insults, while pretending to offer encouragement. n. A leader who motivates people by insulting them.

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