Verboticism: Odorium

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Perfumigate

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: per-fyoom-mi-geyt

Sentence: After her month-long camping trip, without access to a proper shower, it was necessary to perfumigate Joan just to be allowed on the bus home.

Etymology: perfume (a substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. ) + fumigate (to expose to smoke or fumes, as in disinfecting or exterminating roaches, ants, etc.)

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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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Deodious

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: deee oh deee us

Sentence: hie blind datwe was so deodious that when he threw up over the entrees he was acting on impulse

Etymology: deoderant odious

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Scentimentalist

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.) sěn'tə-měn'tl-ĭst' (v.)sěn'tə-měn'tl-īz'

Sentence: Meagan, ever the scentimentalist, manages to shave precious minutes off her morning routine by plying herself with the of the perfume and body spray samples at the bottom of her makeup drawer.

Etymology: scent + [sent]imental + -ist

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COMMENTS:

Nice word. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:33:00

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Exorbiscent

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ex/orb/i/scent

Sentence: Jenny, the newest secretary, wears the $1.49 a gallon eau de toilette which sends nauseous shivers throughout my body because it is just too exorbiscent for any human, or animal to take.

Etymology: EXORBISCENT - from - EXORBITANT (exceeding the bounds of custom, propriety, or reason) + SCENT (odor)

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Stenchtorian

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stench/tor/ee/an

Sentence: Sally was a stenchtorian who could bring people to their knees with tears in their eyes with only a raised arm - too bad she was a crossing guard.

Etymology: stentorian (loud and powerful) + stench

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COMMENTS:

a classic! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-23: 08:07:00

Another great word - TJayzz, 2009-01-23: 14:13:00

Super create - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:11:00

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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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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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Youreeka

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-REEK-uh

Sentence: Eureka! thought Jan when she came up with what she thought was the very clever idea of bypassing a shower and simply doubling up on deodorant spray, but her friends and acquaintances silently shouted 'youreeka' whenever they got close to her.

Etymology: Blend of you and reek, word play on the word 'eureka'.

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-23: 13:45:00

Great word - TJayzz, 2009-01-23: 14:16:00

Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:13:00

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Youreeka

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: u reek a

Sentence: Her name was Youreeka, she came from Eureka and she doused herself daily in perfume and havoc did wreak-a!

Etymology: WordPlay on "Eureka" ("Eureka" comes from the Ancient Greek word εὕρηκα heúrēka, meaning "I have found (it)") -used by Archimedes to denote discovery of a discovery or invention) & Reek (stink)

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