Verboticism: Falsetty

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Created by: sisica

Pronunciation: pse-mah-toh-LEE-thizm

Sentence: They are so wrapped up in their political campaigns that their lies have turned into Psematolithism!!

Etymology: In the Greek language, lies are "Psemata" and the truth is "alithia." Therefore, a mix between a lie and truth would be Psemata + Alithia with "ism" being the nounification.

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Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: (Ree-DUNK-shen)

Sentence: The statements he made were completely absurd redunctiones.

Etymology: Redundant + Function


pl: redunctiones; note that it can be turned into a adj. as such: redunctional, and adv.: redunctionally. - ziggy41, 2007-03-24: 15:07:00


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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: fab REE cat er

Sentence: “I smell well the stink my predecessor has produced and will clear the air with fresh, new, ideas!” Like many moldy fabricateurs, he had begun to deny his speeches had become stale. Believing his old lies became an important stench-masking device.

Etymology: From: fabricate and -eur.


Absolutely Fabrilous, Sweety Dahling! - Nosila, 2009-10-08: 23:03:00


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Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Bee-leef-fib

Sentence: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman," said the president, who must have had a different definition of the term than the rest of the English-speaking world.

Etymology: Belief + fib

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Created by: buck180

Pronunciation: ray/gan/FON/iks

Sentence: Although what the politician said was not entirely true, his eloquence as he reaganphonocized lent such credibility to his address that even his detractors were swayed.

Etymology: From President REAGAN, who was master at his political game and took the manipulation of PHONICS (the study of sounds and words) to new heights. Also a play on the term reaganomics.

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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: sim-il-trooth

Sentence: "Read my lips: no new taxes"

Etymology: simulate + truth

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Created by: personak

Pronunciation: uh-lith-ee-AD-ih-cate

Sentence: It's obvious he's aletheadicating.

Etymology: Combination of "alethe" and "adicate" "alethe" from Greek "alethea" - true; "adicate" from Greek "adikeo" - wrong

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Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: awr-uh-te-rat-uh-fib

Sentence: "I am not a crook," Nixon oratoratifibbed.

Etymology: orator (public speaker) + ratify (to confirm by expressing consent) + fib (a small or trivial lie)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: l eye win skeee

Sentence: he couldn't explain why the liewinskies always left a funny taste in his mouth.

Etymology: lie Lewinski

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Created by: ozzymars

Pronunciation: pah-lib-bra-cay-shun

Sentence: His polibrications were the cause of him losing the election.

Etymology: politics+fabrication

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