Verboticism: Tempusfetere

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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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Tempusfetere

Created by: AllNightWriter

Pronunciation: However you like, I don't speak Latin so your best guess is as good as mine! Something along the lines of tem-pus-feh-tearuh. Or not.

Sentence: "She doesn't have time to shower but she does have tempusfetere - shame it's not Christmas otherwise 'Secret Santa' cold buy her some wet wipes..."

Etymology: Tempus - Time Fetere - To stink

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Marinauseate

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: MAR i NAW zee ATE

Sentence: These people who marinate in their perfume, especially those who think they are cleverly covering up a bad smell, marinauseate me. My co-workers think that when they have a cigarette break and then super spray themselves with perfume that they now smell all sweet and lovely. It makes me feel sick. I can barely breath.

Etymology: MARINATE: to soak something in a liquid concoction presumably to prepare it for cooking NAUSEATE: to make somebody feel like they want to vomit

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COMMENTS:

good sentence and word - silveryaspen, 2009-01-23: 16:41:00

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Offscentsive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: off sent siv

Sentence: Estee Louder did not do anything by half. Even her perfume was triple applied and you could smell her coming a block away. When she started in the new office, people's attendance started to drop and it was found that they were all allergic to her strong perfume. They found her offscentsive. When management investigated, they asked where she had transferred in from. Cologne, Germany was the reply.

Etymology: Offensive (causing or able to cause nausea) & Scent (odor, perfume, aroma, smell)

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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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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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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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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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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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