Verboticism: Incompetrify

'Don't just stare at her, say

DEFINITION: To be so afraid of failure that you become paralyzed -- unable to move, respond or even say a word.

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Pronunciation: In-com-pet-triff-fy

Sentence: Bob, a soft-spoken geologist, always became incompetrified whenever he had to give a speech in public.

Etymology: Incompetent+petrify. Incompetent: unable to do something well. Petrify: to turn to stone.

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