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Odorium

Created by: readerwriter

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Disscentfect

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dis sent fekt

Sentence: When JOY slept in, she would douse herself in perfume and not bother having a shower. Of course this was producing DIOR consequences for her colleagues. Her BOSS had decided that wearing scent was TABU, but TRUTH was, JOY was as addicted to perfume as if it was OPIUM. In fact, it was her OBSESSION. Because she was BEAUTIFUL, with lovely WHITE SHOULDERS, she felt the ENVY of some of her co-workers. If she had to GUESS, she'd say that it was either GIORGIO or NINA who had been her descenters. It was okay for him to light smelly cigars all day and for her to reheat stinky fish and cabbage dishes in the staff microwave. But if SHE was wearing a little perfume it caused a FRACAS, because it might disscentfect her fellows in the cube farm. Oh well, thought JOY, I don't plan to be here for ETERNITY, because I'm off soon to the RIVE GAUCHE in PARIS; COLOGNE in Germany and MY VOYAGE to the MEDITERRANEAN, thanks to winning the LOTTO!

Etymology: Disinfect - to kill pathogens, even good ones; Scent - smell, perfume or aroma; Infect - Contaminate with a disease or organism

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Scentipede

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sent a peed

Sentence: Flora was from Cologne and she was the office scentipede. You knew you were in her presence before you even saw her. She wore a strong haze of perfume around her daily and especially so when she returned from overseas trips with duty free shops. She was truly a scentsational worker.

Etymology: Scent (odor, aroma) & Impede (block one's ability (in this case, to breathe properly) & Wordplay on "Centipede" (bug with 100 legs)

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Defunkehtize

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: d-funk-eh-tise

Sentence: Reeking Rhonda defunkehtized her stinking pits with a spray called, 'Foulest Le Fluer Pewfume' She said it was made by, Sha'von.

Etymology: de-funk-The word funk basically refers to a strong, generally offensive odor. De-funk would be trying to un-funk a funky odor. :O) Eh- A sound made when nothing else fits the situation. Tized-taken in part from trauma-tized-To subject to trauma of the senses.

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Obsessereek

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ob-SESS-her-eek

Sentence: Wilma seemed to not notice that her preoccupation with perfumes, colognes, hair sprays and scented lotions made her a walking, talking 'stink bomb', and her friends would talk behind her back about how she obsessereeked and how offensive she was.

Etymology: Blend of 'obsessed' (To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic) and 'reek' (have offensive odor - stink)

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Perfumiogate

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pərfyoōməgāt

Sentence: Trudy was once told by a less-than-discreet boss that she might want to use a stronger deodorant. Her response was to perfumigate her body. If you were to visit her workplace you'd think that most of her coworkers were ill with all of the coughing and runny, red eyes. Strangely none of this occurs when she is absent.

Etymology: perfume (a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to impart a pleasant smell to one's body or clothes) + fumigate (apply the fumes of certain chemicals to (an area) to disinfect it or to rid it of vermin)

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Fragransmog

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: frāgrənsmäg

Sentence: Nobody was fooled when Trudy showed up at work in a fragransmog. Yeah, she had a different outfit but they knew she had had an "overnighter". She never felt comfortable showering anywhere but at home so she would douse herself with far too much perfume.

Etymology: fragrance (a pleasant, sweet smell) + smog (fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric pollutants)

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Odorpowering

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ooo - dore - pou - ering

Sentence: Jack's Cologne was always so odorpowering that instead of turning him into the female "HiJack" machine that he believed himself to be, he often found himself alone.

Etymology: Odor + Overpowering >> Odor (Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume; A strong, pervasive quality) Overpowering (overcoming or overwhelming; affect or impress excessively)

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COMMENTS:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:46:00

wonderfully witty - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:36:00

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Perfumigate

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: per-fume-i-gate

Sentence: I didn't have time to shower. I could mitigate the bed head with enough product--the wet look is in again, right?--but what to do about my gameyness? I decided to perfumigate, but didn't have any of my signature scents available. I ducked into a convenience store, grabbed the latest issue of Vogue and rubbed all the perfume samples all over my dirty jeans and shirt. On the upside, I got a whole section to myself in the movie theater!

Etymology: Perfume combined with fumigate

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COMMENTS:

artr I hate it when someone steals my word before I thought of it. PERFECT! :-) - artr, 2009-01-23: 05:55:00

very good - galwaywegian, 2009-01-23: 08:06:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-23: 17:13:00

A witigate no one could litigate! - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:35:00

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Ecscentric

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ek sent rik

Sentence: coco was very ecscentric, using chanel no5 to disguise the faxct that she smelt more like canal no5, directly after the fish kill.

Etymology: eccentric, scent

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COMMENTS:

your sentence is a bit fishy but funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word ... strong sentence, so strong i can smell coco from here. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:27:00

Ah, she wore it just for the halibut... - Nosila, 2009-01-23: 23:28:00

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