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'Whoa! Whoa! I thought we were breaking up?'

DEFINITION: v. To engage in intimate activities with your "ex", even when you know that you will never, ever, get back together again. n. Intimate activities undertaken with an ex-lover

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Amortification

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: amor/ti/fi/cay/shun

Sentence: They secumbed to amortification knowing that their love was dead and gone - how sad

Etymology: amore + mortification

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Flinger

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: fling-grr

Sentence: Judy and Mark broke up in March, but flingered together until Mark decided to get together with Robert.

Etymology: fling + linger

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COMMENTS:

Hehe! From flingo to flingering. It has been a very short romance. - purpleartichokes, 2007-02-16: 15:20:00

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Interbye

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Created by: theyellowbunny

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Sentence: John and Susan felt compelled to interbye knowing this is how high school reunions go.

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Postpartemaffection

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: post-part-umm-uh-fek-shun

Sentence: Does she care that her postpartemaffection is ruining her current relationship? No, he knows he'll get the same special treatment...

Etymology: from post + apart + them + affection

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COMMENTS:

It'd be better as two words, but good enough for a vote from me. - ErWenn, 2007-02-17: 08:07:00

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Nookiepact

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: noo-kie-pact

Sentence: Buffy intended to enforce a nookiepact because she was lonely and Brad, her recent ex, was still available.

Etymology: nookie (i.e. hanky panky) + pact

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Extingwish

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: ex/ting/wish

Sentence: Bob had an extingwish where he would relive his 'ting' with his ex.

Etymology: ex + ting + wish + extinguish

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Exsexive

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ekseksiv

Sentence: Now that they have separated, every thing they do together is exsexive. John and Mary can*t seem to meet for a simple dinner, go out to a movie or even go to church together without ending up engaging in a session of canoodling. They are no longer welcome in a number of local restaurants or movie theaters. They are scheduled for a chat with their minister next week.

Etymology: ex (a former husband, wife, or partner in a relationship) + sex (intercourse) + excessive (more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate)

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Someone needs to hose them down... - Nosila, 2009-09-11: 01:11:00

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Copudetat

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kop/u/dey/ta

Sentence: John had no luck at the dance club, so decided to stop by his ex's place and try to pull off a copud'etat

Etymology: copulate + coup d'etat (to exploit)

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Lustalgia

Created by: FreakyDeak

Pronunciation: luh-stal-juh

Sentence: Lustalgia was giving him heartaches, headaches and backaches.

Etymology: Lust + Nostalgia (desire to return to a former time)

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Posance

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: po-zaens

Sentence: Though Shahida and Aamir had broken, still kissing each other. but all know it was just a posance to make siara jealous and nothing.

Etymology: Pose = to show or act something which is not true. Romance= related to love

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Comments:

ErWenn - 2007-02-17: 08:10:00
You know, if everyone could vote an unlimited number of times, or if there was a ranking system, instead of a voting system, that would take care of several problems at once. It would fix the late-post deficiency as well as the too-many-good-words problem.

Discoveria - 2007-02-17: 09:33:00
Maybe no new words should be displayed until there are at least 10, so you won't be tempted to vote until there's a sizeable batch of words.

ErWenn - 2007-02-18: 10:16:00
Or even just switch the vote to yesterday's verboticisms while people are creating today's.

Discoveria - 2007-02-18: 18:37:00
That would have the added (mostly good) effect of giving me something to do on Verbotomy on Saturdays.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-18: 22:38:00
Hey ErWenn and Discoveria, We could try either of these options. Would you be interested in a test week using an alternative voting sytem? Let me know ~ James (james@verbotomy.com)