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'I need to feel sexy again! Give me Britney's abs!'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To compensate for emotional rejection by trying to change one's appearance through aggressive dieting, exercise and/or plastic surgery -- common among aging divorcees.

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Metadivorcesis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after his marriage fell apart, he had to go through a metadivorcesis to redefine himself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: METADIVORCESIS - from - METAMORPHOSIS (any complete change in appearance, character, or circumstances) + DIVORCE (total separation, or disunion)

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Expite

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: Ex-pite Just like it looks.

Sentence: Once the divorce was final they couldn't wait to to run into each other at the gym for a good dose of expite. Of course that didn't take too long since each was spending almost every spare moment there trying to make up for years of whocouldcareless marital workouts.

Etymology: Ex (former spouse) Spite (Nya Nya...)

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Dumprove

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dum-proov

Sentence: After the divorce, Bert decided he needed to dumprove his image. He lost his unibrow with the help of Nair, but his beach-ball belly was going to need drastic surgery.

Etymology: dump, improve

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COMMENTS:

I thought the unibrow was fashionable again. Hmmm... Great word! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:12:00

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Abpolish

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ab/poll/ish

Sentence: The only way to abpolish her demons and win back her self esteem was to throw herself wholeheartedly into sculpting a new physique.

Etymology: ab (as in abdominal) + polish + abolish

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COMMENTS:

Anuddergudun'! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:02:00

I must abpologize - I found this one tough so I had to milk it for all it was worth - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:35:00

Abpolish doesn't have the snarky pejorative connotations. Yours is best! - skeeterzirra, 2007-09-20: 14:23:00

Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:46:00

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Renarcissitate

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: ree-nar-sis'-i-tayt

Sentence: A series of recent rejections left his ego crippled on life support. Scowling at himself in the mirror, he decided it was time to pull the plug on his pity and renarcissitate the patient.

Etymology: resuscitate (To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to...) + Narcissus

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Divomorphosis

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dih-va-mawr-fuh-sis

Sentence: It only took Larry a couple of weeks to end his marriage. The divomorphosis to a slim, trim date-ready dude is going to take a bit longer.

Etymology: divorce (split-up of marriage ) + metamorphosis (conversion, transformation )

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Chompensate

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: chom/pen/sate

Sentence: To chompensate involves aggressively biting down on food to exercise the face muscles as you eat.

Etymology: compensate + chomp + sate

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They do that on the Chomps-Elysee in Paris...god word, bookowl! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:34:00

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Nipsuck

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: nip-suk

Sentence: In a shameless effort to regain her mojo and show her ex(es) what they were missing, Vanessa went for the full nipsuck...from the "can't-stop-smiling facelift" to the drastic stomach stapling that kept her from eating anything on the many dinner dates she finagled through the ironically named www.divorcedandlovingit.com.

Etymology: Variation of nip and tuck.

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Four words! Hil Ar I Ous! - lumina, 2008-08-20: 15:20:00

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Remoddeh

Created by: LadyFox

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Transcorpulation

Created by: Kooldaddy

Pronunciation: trans corp u lation

Sentence: Thanks to my hair transplants and low-carb diet my transcorpulation is well ahead of schedule.

Etymology: trans - the act of change or evolution, corpus - the primary body, lation - the unification and completion of the conceptual transformation.

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Why just 11 points ? I should have thought 21 at least... - Kooldaddy, 2008-08-20: 15:33:00

Hey Kooldaddy - Pronunciation, sentence and etymology will automatically get you 11 points - people have to vote for your word for you to gain extra points - excellent start - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 15:42:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee! ~ James

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-20: 17:44:00
Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-06-02: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee. ~ James