Verboticism: Wrecktify

'Dang! Missed again.'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone solve a problem only to make it worse... much worse. n. The satisfaction that comes from knowing you have done your best to help someone, even if it did not turn out as well as expected.

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Aggravarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ag/ra/var/i/an

Sentence: Joey's helpful nature combined with his klutziness makes him more of an aggravarian than a Good Samaritan when he helps his friends.

Etymology: AGGRAVARIAN - noun - from AGGRAVATE (to make worse, or more severe) + GOOD SAMARITAN (one who is compassionate and helpful to a person in distress)

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Very nice word play - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:09:00

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Wreckignition

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Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: reck-ig-nish-un

Sentence: Erwin thought that he deserved a little wreckignition for trying to be helpful. Dan thought otherwise. Dan was absolutely furious after Erwin had washed his brand new Porsche with a kitchen scourer, cleaned a spilt chocolate shake off the leather upholstery with turpentine, and filled up the gas tank, with diesel.

Etymology: 1.wreck - to cause the ruin or destruction of. - a vehicle in a state of ruin. 2.recognition - the acknowledgement of kindness or of something valid.

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COMMENTS:

Great word...wreckless imagination! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:08:00

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Sanctifizzle

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SANGK-tuh-FIZ-uhl

Sentence: Despite his best intentions Bob often stultifyingly sanctifizzled, turning mundane moments into sempiternal sagas of stress for others.

Etymology: Blend of SANCT, saint: informal, a person who always acts with great kindness towards others. < L sānctus sacred, adj; sancīre to consecrate, equiv. to sanc- (akin to sacer sacred. OE sanct. & FIZZLE: Informal, to fail ignominiously after a good start; a failure, fiasco;

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Hindrancercize

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: hin/dran/sur/size

Sentence: Sally held her breath as she opened the door to Stu. She was dressed in her latest lululemon gear anticipating a rigorous workout. Stu was always willing to help but his awkward attempts always turned into hindrancersize which kept her hopping clearing up the wake of destruction left in his path.

Etymology: hindrance + dancercize

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burst out laughing when I hit lululemon gear and was engulfed in side-splitting laughter by the end, trhying to picture it! Guess Sally won't be on Dancing With The Stars! Dance has gained such popularity, this just might become a popular new word! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:08:00

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Lamenaid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lāmənād

Sentence: Ralph’s favorite quote is ”When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” Unfortunately, his assistance turns out to be lamenaid. As a youngster, he was asked to resign from the scouts when the little-old-lady he was helping cross the street ended up face down in a mud puddle.

Etymology: lame (unconvincingly feeble) + aid (help, assist, or support) A play on lemonade

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Bozofix

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: BOW-zoe-ficks

Sentence: Rosco could BOZOFIX anything- or so he firmly believed. After Wanda had trapped a mouse, Rosco insisted that the humane thing to do was to put it "out of it's misery". While trying to deliver the Coup De Grace with a 12 pound sledgehammer, Rosco demolished Wanda's new plasmoid HDTV. The mouse struggled free and bred successfully for many years, while Rosco continued to inflict his campaign of assertive helpfulness on unsuspecting friends until he had no more. After a few flagons of cheap suds, Rosco noticed that the water was running constantly in Dave's bathroom. Lifting the heavy lid from the tank, Rosco dropped it on the bowl, cracking it in half and unleashing a torrent of water and insults. Thanks to Rosco's BOZOFIX, Dave had to run a gauntlet of condemnation from his aged parents every time he went downstairs to use "the facilities".

Etymology: BOZO+FIX=BOZOFIX.....BOZO:a foolish or incompetent person,a modernistic clown-plural bozos; origin unknown, probably derived from Spanish "bozotros" to err or amuse.....FIX:to make firm, stable, or stationary, to repair, mend or cure,to give a permanent or final form to, to get even with, to influence the actions, outcome, or effect of by improper methods; Middle English, from Latin fixus, past participle of figere to fasten; akin to Lithuanian dygti to sprout, break through.

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COMMENTS:

Fun to say, right on the definition, and easy to remember. Great create. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:14:00

Sadly, Roscoe is not alone...great word and why do I hear clown music playing? I hate clowns! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:02:00

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Badsist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad sist

Sentence: No one ever asked Eddy for help, but he always popped up when something needed done and usually made it worse. His killing flies with a sledgehammer was just another way he could badsist his friends...

Etymology: Bad (not good,having undesirable or negative qualities) & Assist (help)

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Goodindentions

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: good in dent shuns

Sentence: Debugging Georgia's computer seemed easy enough until Roger whacked it with a sledge hammer. He had goodindentions, he just should have used the Raid.

Etymology: Good intentions (well meaning actions/thoughts) & Dent (an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

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Helpfool

Created by: lizard

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artr Nice word. Give us a sentence. Earn more points. - artr, 2012-01-22: 09:22:00

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Helperskelpering

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: help er skel per ing

Sentence: The cousins thought they were helping the fun begin! To their surprise, all their helperskelpering was met with shrieks when the parents got home to a house turned upside down...

Etymology: From two words: to HELP and HELTERSKELTER or to leave in complete disarray

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Excellent creation! Wish you had done a sentence for us to enjoy, too. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:24:00

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