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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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Dietolic

Created by: Maryxxlol

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I cant stop doing diets! i'm a dietolic!

Etymology: Cant stop doing diets

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Anoxtremia

Created by: weyrlady

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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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Disconfectivate

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Diss-kun-fek-tuh-vate

Sentence: Nancy started out by promising herself to only eat one Twinkie, but after three bites began disconfectivating that she'd actually eaten an entire box and then fed the remaining hunk of Twinkie into the garbage disposal, if a bit gleefully, for good measure.

Etymology: Disconnect + confection + perspective + activate

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COMMENTS:

Wow. Twinkie abuse is a terrible crime. I bet she batters brownies as well. - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-23: 13:19:00

not only that but she beats eggs and whips cream - a real domincaketrix - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-23: 13:24:00

Don't forget that she's dancing in the kitchen while all of this is going on, since the first five letters of her sickness spell "Disco". - Kyoti, 2007-07-23: 13:28:00

Dare I say she chops nuts? - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-23: 13:31:00

an impressive tidbit of discolore - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-23: 13:34:00

okay okay - if purple can talk about chopping nuts, how about balling melons - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-23: 13:38:00

HA! - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-23: 13:41:00

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Psycaloric

Created by: kabloozie

Pronunciation: Sigh-cal-or-ick

Sentence: Susiebelle is so psycaloric, she can't even bite her nails without feeling guilty.

Etymology: Psychotic + calorie

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Fooenpor

Created by: kellii3

Pronunciation: foo-en-por

Sentence: i stared at the cupcake it looked like it was fooenpor

Etymology: foo-(food) en-(enormus) por-(portion)

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COMMENTS:

i luv this word too - kellii3, 2007-07-24: 14:39:00

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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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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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Rigoroptemy

Created by: Echos

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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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Hyperbowle

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: hyperbole

Sentence: Colin's microbiotic diet had messed with his mind and he now suffered from hyperbowle to such an extent that even petit fours appeared as grande quarantes.

Etymology: hyperbole (exageration) + bowl (of dessert)

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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!