Verboticism: Pursuade

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Utensilash

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: eew-TEN-sihl-lash

Sentence: Ian would frequently criticize Wendy's cooking techniques and being short tempered Wendy would often attempt to utensilash him, striking out with a frying pan, spatula, whisk, or any other utensil that was handy.

Etymology: Blend of 'utensil' (an implement, instrument, or vessel used in a household and especially a kitchen) and 'lash' (v. to strike, hit, whip)

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Differenceofopanion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dih fer en sov oh pahn yun

Sentence: Mr. Velcro wasn't as smooth as he thought, judging by the scars received from his latest differenceofopanion

Etymology: difference of opinion, pan

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Naize

Created by: Faherty94

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Screwupacuss

Created by: Mickey

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Wisesmack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: waIZ 'smaK

Sentence: “SMACK!” She delivered a quick decisive wisesmack after he whispered, “Yes, YOU’RE ALWAYS RIGHT...except in this case”.

Etymology: A play on the word WISECRACK. It is from WISE (smart) and SMACK: a rough blow (often to the head with whatever object is closest at hand) delivered like a wise or smart remark.

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Lecrushet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: leh kruhsh ay

Sentence: Her lecrushet reestablished the pecking order in the kitchen. From now on the only sauce in that kitchen would be edible.

Etymology: le creuset (heavy pots, pans andcasseroles)crush

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COMMENTS:

funny said with a French accent - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:37:00

Un mot formidable, cheri(e)! - Nosila, 2009-04-29: 18:31:00

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Ensaucer

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

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COMMENTS:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Conkvince

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: conk/vince

Sentence: If you don't believe me I will try to conkvince you.

Etymology: conk + convince

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COMMENTS:

Ha ha...like it! - readerwriter, 2009-04-29: 11:18:00

Conklusively good word! - Nosila, 2009-04-29: 18:35:00

I'm conkvinced! Perfect word for the definition. - splendiction, 2009-04-29: 22:32:00

love this word! - mweinmann, 2009-04-30: 08:39:00

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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Powerfool

fabdiva

Created by: fabdiva

Pronunciation: pow-erh-fool

Sentence: After a powerfool conversation, Jeremy concluded that shoe shopping with Amber was more appealing than watching the baseball.

Etymology: Power - the ability to influence others/strength. Fool - a silly person/trick or deceive.

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