Verboticism: Exacerbait

Exacerbait

Created by: theCountess

Definition: v. To unintentionally encourage bad behavior by responding to it in a manner that incites even worse behavior. n. A response designed to stop bad behavior, which paradoxically produces more of it.

Pronunciation: ex ass er bate

Sentence: Jill would constantly exacerbait Jack to complete exasperation; I think that's why he's now her ex.

Etymology: Exacerbate & Bait

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Comments: Exacerbait

Nosila - 2010-07-21: 00:15:00
Good one