Verboticism: Franticipator

'Hurry up we need to get in line!'

DEFINITION: v. To hurry up and wait. n. A person who compels you to prepare quickly for an activity which they know will be delayed, postponed or retarded.

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Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: fran - tis - uh - peyt - er

Sentence: What Frank hadn't franticipated , would be that Denise would be asking for a divorce on this their final vacation together. She was at wits' end exhausted by his never ending foreboding.

Etymology: frantic (excessively agitated; transported with rage) + anticipate (to nullify, prevent by taking countermeasures in advance)

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