Verboticism: Seaprising

'The ice caps are melting!'

DEFINITION: v. To increase the world's liquid water supply (and dramatically raise the level of our oceans) by accidentally melting the polar ice caps. n. The rising seas and associated flooding due to melting ice caps.

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: seep + rising

Sentence: The effects of global warming have had seaprising consequences as coastal areas start to become much soggier. Water is seeping into places it was not meant to be and the water table is definitely rising.

Etymology: Sea, seep, Surprising, rising

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Comments: Seaprising

silveryaspen - 2009-03-16: 17:30:00
Super sentence, etymology and word!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-17: 19:58:00
Really good word.