Verboticism: Prepostexert

'This is going to be the closest shave ever!'

DEFINITION: v. To push yourself so hard to reach an impossibly high standard of perfection, that you undercut your own success. n. An impossibly high goal which practically guarantees failure.

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Prepostexert

Created by: Kirubeza

Pronunciation: pre-POHST-igs-ERT

Sentence: Barry's wife finally pushed him to prepostexert his shaving, by making him use the household craft knife to remove his infuriating stubble.

Etymology: PREPOSTEROUS & EXERT. (To be insensibly impossible & to strive, toil, or struggle for something)

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