Verboticism: Ripillatory

'Aaaaahhhh! AAAAAHHHHHH!'

DEFINITION: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

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Trichotrauma

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: trick-o-traw-ma

Sentence: It was a cold Halloween and the neighbourhood was filled with the joyful sound of families laughing and enjoying themselves. Suddenly a horrendous screech filled the night and an eerie silence descended on the revellers. Was it a spirit raised from the dead, was it an escaped pet cockatoo, was it Aunty Em practising her singing? No. It was a hairy legged Dad who had banned his children from trick or treating. In revenge his darling children had ripped duct tape from his knee, to see him suffer from trichotrauma. "Faaaaaghlicle" he screamed as the second piece was stripped off.

Etymology: tricho (hair) + trauma (injury)

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COMMENTS:

a nasty trich! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-06: 07:27:00

ouch!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-06: 11:38:00

You're a fantastic storyteller! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-06: 18:04:00

Yes, yes! - Clayton, 2007-06-06: 18:13:00

I didn't want to vote for your word because it would put your score just over mine, but the word's just too good. - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 01:18:00

Wonderful! - texmom, 2007-06-07: 12:14:00

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Rapidepilagony

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: RAP-ih-DEE-pill-AAAAH-gunny (try it a few times fast)

Sentence: Mister Martindale had a very unremarkable wound- merely an irritation of the skin caused by his misguided attempts to defuse a noxolene germ bomb in his basement. He applied the largest adhesive bandage he could find and all seemed well until he asked Lulu to remove it from his forearm. Forearmed with the knowledge that RAPID removal was the preferred method of painless revelation, Lulu gripped the bandage and gritted her artificially whitened yet still appealing teeth. Mr Martindale was sweating like a piece of rancid pork, for he knew what awaited him.....................RAPIDEPILAGONY! It lasted but a nanosecond, but was like de-velcroizing the Wolfman. With tears in his eyes, Mr Martindale pulled Lulu to his chest and they gazed, stupefied, at the offending ex-bandage which looked like a cross between a steel wool pad and a giant mutant flatworm. "I'll NEVER do that again..." said Mr Martindale." I can't take the RAPIDEPILAGONY !" ....And now about that hangnail.....

Etymology: RAPID+DEPILATE+AGONY rapid:fast , quickly..... depilate:the removal of hair, wool, or bristles by chemical or mechanical methods (latin)..... agony:severe or excruciating pain

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Superabsorbent pre-sliced EMPRESS stringettes available at: http://www.martindalecenter.com/ Thank You. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-29: 01:49:00

Always zany and entertaining; nice "feel" about the word too. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-29: 08:17:00

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Follicalamity

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: follik - kalam - ety

Sentence: Jesse suffered a follicalamity of epic proportions when Genevieve ripped off his bandage.

Etymology: follicle, calamity

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COMMENTS:

Folliche'sajollygoodfellow! - Nosila, 2009-12-31: 00:19:00

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Skinflagration

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: skin-fleh-GRAY-shun

Sentence: Hector yelled with the pain he felt across his skin as the large piece of tape was yanked off, calling it a skinflagration, as the sensation of burning was so intense.

Etymology: Blend of 'skin' and 'conflagration'. (fire; especially: a large disastrous fire)

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Agoknee

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: Aa-go-nee

Sentence: When his mom pulled his bandaid off, Bobby howled in agoknee.

Etymology: Agony, knee

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Ripillatory

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rip ill a toree

Sentence: Gavin was such a big baby about anything medical. No wonder men didn't have the babies or the human race would have died out long ago. He fainted at the sight of blood, so Blood Bank donations were nightmares for him. The way he told it, getting a blood test was a major psychological drama for him. He'd had no choice...doctor's orders. Get that blood test or else! Gavin summoned what little courage he had and had the blood work done. He pressed the cotton ball on the spot and when it was deemed safe, the nurse put a bandage on the afflicted area. He was told in an hour he could remove the bandage. Sure enough, an hour later, he talked his wife into gently please removing the bandaid. Naturally, the revenge she felt for all his crybaby acts was strong, so she pulled it off fast and nasty. The ripillatory agony he experienced was only surpassed by the phone call from the lab, saying they'd accidentally dropped his blood vials and he would have to return in the morning for retests! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Etymology: rip (to tear or be torn violently;the act of rending or splitting something) & ill (an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining)& depilatory (something used to remove hair;able to remove hair or render hairless)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Ripping yarn, Nosila...I like the way you worked the revenge angle in...LOL - metrohumanx, 2008-07-29: 01:54:00

Bloody ripping yarn. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:45:00

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Shearax

Created by: Megsee

Pronunciation: Shear-ax

Sentence: His wife had little patience as he winced from the shearax as she ripped off his bandaid. "try a bikini wax some day!" she scoffed.

Etymology: Shear - shaving of fur/hair Wax - act of having hair ripped off the body

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Agonyandexplasty

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: a/gony/and/ex/plasty

Sentence: Oh the agonyandexplasty of ripping a plaster off a hairy arm

Etymology: agony and ecstacy + plaster

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Hairrowing

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hair/row/ing

Sentence: The ripping off of that bandage was a most hairrowing experience.

Etymology: HAIRROWING - HAIR + HARROW (To inflict great distress, or torment on) + ING

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COMMENTS:

perfect! - lumina, 2008-07-29: 12:24:00

Hairroic effort, Stevenson0! - Nosila, 2008-07-29: 17:21:00

metrohumanx Very clean! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 01:18:00

metrohumanx Very clean! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 01:18:00

Very good. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:42:00

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Bandagony

Created by: delmundo

Pronunciation: ban-dag-o-knee

Sentence: Children are the primary sufferers of bandagony, as the dirty little buggers are always soiling their sterile adhesive strips.

Etymology: Bandagony - n. a combination form of band-aid (an adhesive surgical strip) + agony (hurts like hell).

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