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'That's my pork chop Buster! Give it back!'

DEFINITION: To never give up, to never let go of your dream, especially when others try to take it away from you.

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Persistenacious

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Per - sis - tuh - NAY - shuss

Sentence: Despite ongoing efforts by friends and family to dissuade her from persuing her goals, Wilhelmena was persistenatious in sticking to her dreams

Etymology: A play on the words persistent and tenacious

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Strivurnate

Created by: zebrahdh

Pronunciation: Stry-vern-ate

Sentence: My teachers want me to keep drawing and continue to strivurnate if I am ever to become a successful artist.

Etymology: A combination of the words strive and stubborn, to create the meaning, to stubbornly strive.

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Persernacious

Created by: gemmgemms

Pronunciation: per-sir-ney-she-ous

Sentence: He was the most persernacious dog I'd ever seen. When he wanted something he made it known.

Etymology: perservere+tenacious

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Deteradreamation

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Dee-Tur-a-Dreem-a-shun

Sentence: You could see the deteradreamation in his face that he was going to win the title of "King Burger Eater" no matter what the cost! It was his dream for all his life.

Etymology: Deter not as in "discourage" but short for "determination" and "dream" literally. A combination of the 2 words which describe the meaning.

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Sistereorexis

Created by: bigbigjeff

Pronunciation: Sis-tere-ore-ex-sis

Sentence: Although crippled from the neck down the man had never felt more sistereorexis to become an astronaut.

Etymology: Sistere for to stand for, Orexis for desire

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Stubbortination

Created by: direwookiee

Pronunciation: Stub-bor-tin-ay-shun

Sentence: Timmy's "Stubbortination" impressed his tug of war team mates during the championship. He never let go and firmly refused to let the other team deny him his dream.

Etymology: "Stubbor-" comes from "STUBBORn" "-t-" doesn't come from anywhere. Stop looking at it. "-ination" comes from "DetermINATION"

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Grabicious

Created by: TheUrbanRabbit

Pronunciation: Grab-ish-uss

Sentence: Many people complimented Sara on her grabicious devotion to her dream

Etymology: adjective

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Dreambition

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dreem bi shun

Sentence: Her main dreambition in life was to win big on the lottery...even if the odds were 14 million to one.

Etymology: dream & ambition

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COMMENTS:

Wow ... nice word blending! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-02: 00:54:00

That has a nice ring to it :) - Phunky, 2008-01-02: 16:16:00

Good word! Well done!! - Stevenson0, 2008-01-02: 20:52:00

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Hogsessive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hog/sess/ive

Sentence: She had such a hogsessive personality, that once she made a decision, no one challenged her.

Etymology: hog + obsessive

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Pullsevere

Created by: Zaeyde

Pronunciation: Pul-se-veer

Sentence: They tried to take away my dream of becoming a professional hot dog tester, but I pullsevered, and look at me now!

Etymology: Persevere, combined with "pull."

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Comments:

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-02: 16:14:00
Great word!