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DEFINITION: n. An individual, or an organization, which profits by selling fear of imminent global destruction and/or eternal damnation. v. To profit from the prophecy of doom.

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Bankalypse

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: bay - kal - ips

Sentence: In the time of the Bankalypse, there were great stirrings in the plunderworld. Many evil people stashed enormous sums of currenseer at the First Bank of Hades. They were fire and brimstone profiteeers who had taken up donations from fearful citizens.

Etymology: bank, apocalypse

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mrskellyscl good word! - mrskellyscl, 2009-09-03: 15:01:00

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Shockbroker

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: shock-bro-kerr

Sentence: he was a lousy husband, a hopeless father and a horrible man... but by god he was the best damn shockbroker i'd ever met

Etymology: shock, stockbroker

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COMMENTS:

Good one! - purpleartichokes, 2007-02-06: 07:19:00

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Doomprofit

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation:

Sentence: that doomprofit says he'll tell you when the world ends for five bucks.

Etymology: Doom + Profit

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Apocalyptick

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: apokk-er-lip-tik

Sentence: MegaCorp had long found that employing a professional apocalyptick was the surest way to sell all their products - from medicines and religious tracts all the way up to nuclear shelters.

Etymology: apocalypse + tick (an irritating blood-sucker that can be hard to get rid of)

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COMMENTS:

good one - porsche, 2007-02-06: 10:40:00

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Greenfleece

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: green-fleece (pretty obvious)

Sentence: The girl was from the Jackalopes Forever Foundation, which I found out later is nothing but a greenfleece.

Etymology: Greenpeace (environmental activist group) + fleece (to swindle out of money)

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COMMENTS:

Good word sodium! The question is, did you donate? - wordmeister, 2007-02-06: 00:26:00

Excellent! Even better as a verb, but it works as a noun too. - ErWenn, 2007-02-06: 01:13:00

cool! can I get a sticker? - Alchemist, 2007-02-06: 08:27:00

It just rolls off the tongue. It's worthy of adoption by the general populace. - chofu67, 2007-02-06: 11:00:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-06: 12:19:00

Whoops! Dangit. I didn't mean to "join the group." Sorry, sodium, I'm not trying to snag your play! - Osomatic, 2007-02-06: 13:53:00

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Profeartearing

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: prof fear teer ing

Sentence: Angelina hated working in the call center taking money from people for profeartearing

Etymology: from profit and to make profiteering. From fear and causing fear. and tear instead of teer because it makes the baby Jesus cry.

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COMMENTS:

you are a prophet! - Alchemist, 2007-02-13: 07:05:00

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Moralterrorist

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: mor-al-tear-or-ist

Sentence: Jackie was a moralterrorist using fear and please of decency to appeal to her audience.

Etymology: morals + terrorist

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Armagettin

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ärməgetn

Sentence: Earth End, Inc. is armagettin it while they can. Their ”Repent now. Pay less later” t-shirts have done well but their best seller by far has been the fire-and-brimstone-proof cash box.

Etymology: armageddon (the last battle between good and evil) + getting (acquiring)

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Greenfleece

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: green-fleece (pretty obvious)

Sentence: The girl was from the Jackalopes Forever Foundation, which I found out later is nothing but a greenfleece.

Etymology: Greenpeace (environmental activist group) + fleece (to swindle out of money)

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COMMENTS:

Good word sodium! The question is, did you donate? - wordmeister, 2007-02-06: 00:26:00

Excellent! Even better as a verb, but it works as a noun too. - ErWenn, 2007-02-06: 01:13:00

cool! can I get a sticker? - Alchemist, 2007-02-06: 08:27:00

It just rolls off the tongue. It's worthy of adoption by the general populace. - chofu67, 2007-02-06: 11:00:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-02-06: 12:19:00

Whoops! Dangit. I didn't mean to "join the group." Sorry, sodium, I'm not trying to snag your play! - Osomatic, 2007-02-06: 13:53:00

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Fakemotions

Created by: josje

Pronunciation: fake emotions

Sentence: they are playing with fakemotions

Etymology: fake ande emotions.

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Comments:

ErWenn - 2007-02-06: 22:47:00
Too many good words; not enough votes.

squirreleater - 2009-09-11: 17:23:00
I would have gone with republicans