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'This cupcake is evil! I must destroy it, before it destroys me.'

DEFINITION: To follow a diet with such rigor and fervor that it consumes all your energy, and throws everything, even your desserts, out of proportion.

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Sadomasticate

Created by: Wordhewer

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Lipoblowtion

Created by: KristinA

Pronunciation: lie-poe-blow-shun

Sentence: Because she knew there would be cake at the birthday party, Suzy declined the invitation blaming her lipoblowtion. Afterwards, she immediately went to the gym, swearing the invitation alone made her gain 2 pounds.

Etymology: From "liposuction." In context, "blow" signifies the tendancy to blow the fear of fat/lipo out of proportion.

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Exaggereat

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: ehg-ZAJ-ur-eet

Sentence: Alex's ice-cream date was ill-fated, as the young lady had exaggereaten one sample spoon of lowfat sugar-free vanilla sorbet and complained about how it would go straight to her hips.

Etymology: exaggerate + eat

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Preemptivorous

Created by: Dboozer

Pronunciation: pree-empt-iv-or-ous

Sentence: Julie was so preemptivorous that she would throw herself on OTHER'S desserts to save them from over-indulging.

Etymology: pre-emptive + vorous (as in "omnivorous," "carnivorous," etc.)

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Anoxtremia

Created by: weyrlady

Pronunciation:

Sentence: In the throes of anoxtremia, she refused even the butterless popcorn.

Etymology: A combination of "anorexia" and the phrase "in extremia".

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COMMENTS:

I'd swear we've already done this one. - weyrlady, 2007-07-23: 10:43:00

We did. James is repeating them for the summer. - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-23: 13:03:00

It's new to me, like most everything else. Sobbbb... - Kyoti, 2007-07-23: 13:18:00

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Kamicakeze

Created by: tatterdemalion

Pronunciation: Ka-me-cake-zee

Sentence: The woman kamicakezed with such fervor that breadcrumbs looked like cupcakes, chocolate syrup looked like oil, and even the parsley gracing her plate looked like the Jolly Green Giant.

Etymology: "kamikaze" + "cake" + some fudging of the word type

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Dieticulous

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Dye-et-tick-yoo-less

Sentence: Suzie is just too dieticulous, she said to buy new spoons because she could smell carbohydrates on the ones we have.

Etymology: Diet (certain foods one eats) + meticulous (rigorous)

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Encompadiet

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: en-com-pah-die-ett

Sentence: Jules knew she was beginning to suffer from severe encompadiet ever since she dreamt of diving into an enormous vat of chocolate pudding that was the size of her hometown.

Etymology: encompass + diet

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Nuerexic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: neur/ex/ic

Sentence: She was a text book neurexic, totally obsessed with losing her appetite.

Etymology: neurotic + anorexic

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Fastnatic

Created by: jesster

Pronunciation: fast - nat - ic

Sentence: Amy was such a fastnatic when she was on the Grapefruit Diet that she refused to eat the dessert we had prepared especially for her - fruit salad containing only grapefruit.

Etymology: fast (to abstain from food ) + fanatic (marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-07-23: 08:27:00
Oops... Sorry for the delay getting the definition up this morning. I was so fixated measuring my morsels that I ate my words. ~ James

KristinA - 2007-07-23: 12:54:00
Interesting. There sure are a lot of "Susan/Suzy/Sue" appearing with today's definition....

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-07-23: 13:42:00
Maybe Suzy has an eating reorder ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-07-23: 14:16:00
Now listen people what I'm telling you, A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue...

purpleartichokes - 2007-07-23: 14:17:00
(so sue me.)

Osomatic - 2007-07-23: 15:52:00
Wake up, little susie! The definition is late! (Actually for me it's awesome, because normally these are posted in what is the middle of the night for me.)

Clayton - 2007-07-23: 17:51:00
Funny, I'm currently eating at Suzy Q's in downtown Denver. I'll be rejoining you in October, if anybody misses me. In the meantime, be creative! I stole that line.

Kyoti - 2007-07-23: 20:16:00
Although none feature the eating habits of a boy named Sue. How do you do?

Jabberwocky - 2007-07-24: 14:09:00
Hey Clayton - if you check in again, we do miss you. Have a great summer!