Created by: Nosila
Definition: v. To "adopt" a cute, baby, wild animal as a pet, which then grows up to become a very large, very wild, and very dangerous predator. n. A person who treats wild animals like pets, only to discover that they are not.
Pronunciation: ad der ay shun
Sentence: When Katy returned home, her adderation for Boadicea, the pet snake her husband Henry kept soon turned to horror. Eating Henry meant she was no longer a civil serpent.
Etymology: Adder (snake species) & Adoration (feeling of profound love)