Verboticism: Clairavoidance

Clairavoidance

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Definition: v., To read a person's face and interpret what they are actually thinking, even if they are trying to conceal their true feelings. n., The skill of reading people's faces, especially micro-expressions.

Pronunciation: clair-a-voi-dance

Sentence: When Tom saw "that look" on Clair's face he used his powers of clairavoidance to disappear before she had a chance to make him do chores.

Etymology: clairvoyance: the power to perceive objects or events without use of the senses + avoidance: defense mechanism consisting of refusal to encounter unpleasant situations, objects or people

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