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DEFINITION: v., To shed one's skin in an effort to appear younger or healthier. n. The little bits peeling skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.

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Vetercorporless

Created by: delanybug

Pronunciation: vet-er-o-corp-less

Sentence: The veterocorpless lady is thinner and petite each time I see her in the nursing home when I come to visit.

Etymology: old body smaller of

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Cuteickle

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: kew-tick-al

Sentence: Melanie went for a cuteicure. She wanted to get that fresh appeeling look of a cuteickle that her teenage daughter naturally had.

Etymology: cuticle + cute + ick

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Calixfoliation

Created by: younger

Pronunciation: CAL-iks-fole-e-a-shun

Sentence: California's residents often opt for a "natural" spa treatment over the expensive salon variety. Spending a little time in Cali's smog-filtered sunlight makes for a cheap and effective calixfoliation session.

Etymology: California + Exfoliation

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Regenerdysis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: re/gen/er/dy/sis

Sentence: To maintain a youthful look in the 21st century, my anti-aging consultant and health specialist, recommends regenerdysis twice a year.

Etymology: regenerate + ecdysis (The shedding of an outer integument, or layer of skin)

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Helimalskinian

Created by: ysledd

Pronunciation: Heli-mal-skin-ian

Sentence: Because he didn't wear sunblock, he became a helimalskinian with blisters and dead skin covering his face.

Etymology: Heli: sun mal: bad skin ian: one connected with

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Dermabairnsion

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: durma/bearn/shun

Sentence: The new medical procedure dermabairnsion ensures skin as smooth as a baby's bottom.

Etymology: dermabrasion + bairn (baby)

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COMMENTS:

Derma & bairn: great word element blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-17: 18:25:00

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Exfoliaged

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: ex-fol-ee-aged

Sentence: Instead of looking younger, Lucy's skin was so exfoliaged that she eventually started to look like an antique piece of leather, demonstrating the many years of sun-worshiping in her back yard.

Etymology: exfoliate: to remove layers of bark or skin;peel + foliage: leaves on plants and trees + aged: being of advanced age

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Dermatentless

Created by: ashrogers1734

Pronunciation: der-ma-tent-less

Sentence: I will dermatentless my face tonight so I can look younger in the morning!

Etymology: derma - skin tent - stretched less - without

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Huskiderm

Created by: Jenna

Pronunciation: huhsk-e-durm

Sentence: My mother went to the Spa for a HUSKIDERM, as she felt it give her a new glow. Two days after being burnt to a crisp by the sun, Sally was leaving bits of HUSKIDERM everywhere.

Etymology: Husk-Epidermis

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Corporect

Created by: suchipatel

Pronunciation: Cor-puh-rect

Sentence: The "classy" woman led a secret life of fake tans and corporecting.

Etymology: Corpor: Body Rect: Straighten, right To straighten (fix) the body.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-17: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176, and inspired by the fact that I got a little sunburn yesterday -- even though it's September. Thank you MrDave2176! ~ James

rikboyee - 2007-09-17: 04:01:00
its a new one!! oh happy day!!!!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-25: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176. ~ James