Verboticism: Kindare

'Santa won't come unless you clean up your desk!'

DEFINITION: v. To inspire and motivate people to do great things, by issuing petty threats. n. A kind and gentle threat.

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: kynd-dair

Sentence: She kindared her staff into thinking they would not be receiving their annual Christmas bonus unless they did something out of the ordinary. So, the creepy guy in the corner finally washed his hair, the office tart wore flat shoes for once and the heavy set girl stopped eating everything in sight.

Etymology: kind (gentle, docile, with love) + dare (threat, challenge, provoke)

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