Verboticism: Polibrication

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: par lee a men dass it tee

Sentence: The Right Honodorable Member of Parliament for the riding of Stenchley-Stink Lake, Saskatcheeewwwan was Mr. Reek Ansmell. He displayed his dis-scent with his fellow MP's with his fuming rants about big business, kickbacks and pollution. He was the King of parliamendacity, as his riding had a pulp and paper mill, a large abbattoir and a sour gas plant running 24-7, in which he held shares. These smelly plants also accounted for the fact that he and his constituents had lost their olfactory senses and never knew how bad their B.O. was to the rest of the country!

Etymology: Parliament (a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Canada, Great Britain) & Mendacity (the tendency to be untruthful, lying)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: trooth de kay

Sentence: When Senator I.M. Mendacious the second won the seat his father had held before him, he ignored the gossip of bribes and kickbacks and outrageous election promises. His defense was that despite the fact that he suffered a hereditary illness, he had overcome it to win the election. He had been diagnosed with chronic truthdecay and had become the poster boy for finding a cure.

Etymology: Truth (a fact that has been verified; conformity to reality or actuality)& Decay (the process of gradually becoming inferior;decompose or fall into ruin; an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying) WordPlay on Tooth Decay.

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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Klin-ton-izem

Sentence: Although being caught red-handed as it were, Rupert De Soussa, the MP for Lustington South continued to deny his affair with the local vicars wife. His Clintonisms however were not fooling anyone, no matter how much he protested his innocence.

Etymology: Taken from the famous quote 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman.'


great application - too bad he will 'go down' in history for this - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-12: 11:39:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-13: 08:26:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pälītishən

Sentence: How can you tell when a polieticians are not telling the truth? Their lips are moving.

Etymology: politician (a person who is professionally involved in politics) + lie (an intentionally false statement)


Excellent word and sentence - splendiction, 2009-10-08: 22:34:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: poe/li/ti/coe/my/ly/tis

Sentence: Politicomylietis is an infectious viral disease rampant in political circles that affects the central nervous system and can cause temporary or permanent paralysis of the part of the brain which can distinguish between fact and fiction.

Etymology: political + poliomyelitis + my lie tis (true)


Love it, very clever - TJayzz, 2008-06-12: 15:30:00

Terrific word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-13: 08:25:00


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Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: ver - bahyl

Sentence: The audience felt like they needed a shower after the latest eruption of verbile from the governor's mouth.

Etymology: Verbal - Bile Wash your mouth out with soap.

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Created by: bedens

Pronunciation: Dee-FIB-uh-lay-shun

Sentence: 1. (n.) "I voted with the best interest of my constituents in mind", he said with defibelation. 2. (v.) Johnny J. Politician defibilated when stating his position on health care reform.

Etymology: De (to remove) - fib (an untruth) - elation (with joy or happiness). Also incorporates part of "defibrillation", which is the act of restoring the heart to its normal rhythm.

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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: VEHR-ih-teez

Sentence: The audience sought verity from the muckraked Congresswoman, but she merely placated them with veritease.

Etymology: veri[ty] + tease; a "truth" that is really only teasing.

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Created by: aj3131

Pronunciation: Pol-lit-lie

Sentence: Bill Clinton told a Politlie when he uttered the infamous phrase "I did not have sex with that woman."

Etymology: Polit(ician) + Lie

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Created by: personak

Pronunciation: uh-lith-ee-AD-ih-cate

Sentence: It's obvious he's aletheadicating.

Etymology: Combination of "alethe" and "adicate" "alethe" from Greek "alethea" - true; "adicate" from Greek "adikeo" - wrong

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