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Complainion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kom play n yun

Sentence: She was his constant complainion. Their wedding was the only recorded time that she said "I do" when asked a question in his company.

Etymology: companion, complain

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COMMENTS:

My memory is not the greatest, but it seems to me we've had this word before for a different definition. No matter, because your sentence is great and so is the word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:03:00

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Snottrue

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: snot-troo

Sentence: John was a snottruer. If you said the sky was blue he'd say "nope, it's purple." He just couldn't stop himself from snottruing.

Etymology: From "snot" (as in snotty or rude behavior) and "true"

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Nayplayer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: nay - play - er

Sentence: Patience and Archer were playing Scrabble. Archer added a 'n' to dam. "Bad word" observed Patience. "Good Word" Archer grumpled. Patience added 'a-t-i-o-n' to the damn, racking up a triple word score. "Nice big score" Patience crowed. "Rotten for me!" Archer cried, shooting it down. "I win" declared Patience. "Lose her" Archer murmurred, then asked "Another, game? Yes?" He was so exassperating, such a nayplayer! "No way!" Patience contrahit him back!

Etymology: Nay: negative response. Player: one who takes part. PLay on the expression nay sayer.

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nice word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:22:00

Short,simple and apt! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:08:00

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Quibblesandblitz

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kwib bells and blitz

Sentence: Mary, Mary quite contrary,walking around in your underwear; You quibbleandblitz on any topic and that makes your friends all swear; You quibbleandblitz about French Impressionists and other subjects that makes your friends mad; When you quibbleandblitz it leaves such a bad Impression and that is really sad; You quibbleandblitz your friend, Vincent on such a rainy day, You quibbleandblitz one more time and then carelessly make your getaway; You quibbleandblitz that a little rain and cold is not your foe; You quibbleandblitz one last time, until he yells, Go, Van Gogh!

Etymology: Quibbles (an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections and to argue over petty things and Blitz (attack suddenly and without warning)...rhyming with Kibbles & Bits (just to make you hungry)

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libertybelle So clever! - libertybelle, 2008-03-11: 08:43:00

Great sentence and etymology. Funny and fun! Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 14:50:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:09:00

mighty fine! - diyan627, 2008-03-11: 21:07:00

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Scornery

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skor ner ree

Sentence: Mary, Mary, quite contrary; You know it all and argue,showing great scornery. Mary, Mary, quite contrary, one day your obtusity will prevent you hearing that van's loud hornery!

Etymology: Scorn (reject with contempt; open disrespect for a person or thing) & Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition; contrary)

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Beatyadown

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: BEET YA DOW N

Sentence: That little beatyadown Tracy has always gotta stick her stringy haired head into my business, when all she bbe sticking it into an oven!

Etymology: years of dating the ladies.

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UHT OH! You need to pick a different type of women to date! Your word expresses the harshness of the feeling and meaning of the definition! Very strong word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:42:00

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Cavilrrhea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: kav-uhl-REE-uh.

Sentence: He screeched like a contrary cockatoo; prowled like nitpicking prattlesnake - his tongue was merciless; his cavilrrhea relentless. And abderitious abraze bounded from his bottom lip like a crazed kangaroo. His statements, like taipan's fangs, sank deeply into the opinions of his family and friends. Bombastic, kookaburric, Bob looked to find fault in the best arguments of others, that even passers-by felt the painsay of his uttersnipe.

Etymology: Blend of CAVIL:to find fault unneccesarily & -RRHEA:excessive and frequent flow. TAIPAN: a large, fast, highly venomous, aust snake. ABDERITE: a scoffer, so called from Democritos, the laughing philospher. Kookaburra, aust bird known for its laughing.

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great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:25:00

Another good one! Congrats on overall win last week!! - Stevenson0, 2008-03-11: 16:17:00

As always ... many great creates ... fun ... and so erudite! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:44:00

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Ignoramitist

Created by: twocent

Pronunciation: ig-NO-ram-me&-tist

Sentence: As a finalist in the state's hotly contested top-five standing for "most brazen ignoramitist", Harold's voice grew louder as he corrected the officer. "I don't care what your little book there says, the law provides that a standing stop sign be regarded as a yield demarkerization in all instances of a visibly empty and/or vacant intersection!"

Etymology: Ignoramitist n. combination of ignoramus: a feigned possessor of knowledge who is, in fact, highly ignorant egoist: onw who thinks they are the center of the universe egotist: one who incessantly talks about themself

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Ornerarity

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: or ner rare itee

Sentence: Jim said, "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How do you know if it's dripping or raining?" Said Mary to Jim: "Jim, Jim, you knew when you met me, I am full of ornerarity!" "But Mary", said Jim,"Just because you are full of Contrarity, do not let that oncoming truck knock you into eternity!" Said Mary to Jim " It's not a truck but a delivery van, driven by my brother Stan!" Said Jim back to Mary, "Your Contradictator ways will be the end of you!" To which Mary replied, "I'd rather end my life at 32 than give up on any chance to argue!!!"

Etymology: Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition) & Rarity (noteworthy scarcity; something unusual)

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Kudos for silly rhymes and smiles! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-05: 12:46:00

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Obtrite

Created by: bigveg

Pronunciation: ob-trite

Sentence: she was so mad she shouted right!, i've had enough of all your sh*te, there will be no love for you tonight, if you don't quit your act obtrite!

Etymology: obtuse: lacking intellectual acuity - trite: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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Rhymes are fun any time. Good word, too! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 20:54:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:51:00
Well done, Biscotti and James!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-12: 00:06:00
Thank you Silvery! I won't rebutt a compliment. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-20: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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