Verboticism: Extrasensorypetception

'Why are you staring at me like that? '

DEFINITION: v. To be woken up by a child or pet who is quietly but intently staring at you from the edge of your bed. n. A creepy silent stare that is so intense that it pierces sleep.

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Pillowstalk

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pill - oh - stallk

Sentence: Marcy felt that she was again the victim of pillowstalk as she slowly opened her eyes to reveal her Chihuahua's big brown ones staring intently at her.

Etymology: Pillow (a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person) + Stalk (a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush) + A satirical play on the phrase Pillow Talk

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COMMENTS:

Sounds creepy...I like it. - Mustang, 2009-01-08: 18:44:00

Eye Carumba! - Nosila, 2009-01-08: 22:24:00

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Sonrays

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: sun - raze

Sentence: (Let me share a secret! Shhhhhh! Children have been blessed with magical powers. They can emit eye rays, imperceptible, but potent as the sun, when it comes to waking up dad and mum!) --- Wee Willie Winkie had been out on the town. Now back home again, he lay down. While asleep in the deep, in the throes of a hang-over, his son John, softly padded up, and over. Wanting to start the day, with his dad and some play, he sent his wide-eyed rays over his dear dad's face. Never knowing what smit him, his son's rays hit him, He awoke in a maze of those unabated sonrays!

Etymology: Sunrays, Sonrays which is synonymous with Sonraise and Sonraze.

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COMMENTS:

sweet - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 11:45:00

Love your sentence:so true. Nice word,too. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-18: 16:42:00

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Dogmateyes

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: dog/ma/tize

Sentence: It is impossible to stay in bed when your dog begins to dogmateyes.

Etymology: dogmatize (asserting opinions) + dog + eyes

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COMMENTS:

Interesting angle! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:33:00

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Hipponoteyes

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hip/oh/not/ize

Sentence: People thought I was crazy to have a pet hippo but, with training, he was able to hipponoteyes me to get me up and out for my daily run.

Etymology: HIPPONOTEYES -verb - from HIPPO + HYPNOTIZE

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Oculamorph

Created by: yelloweyes

Pronunciation: awk-you-la-morf

Sentence: My husband has been oculamorphing me lately. I thought it was cute at first, but now I am considering divorce.

Etymology: Ocula - connected to ocular, which means "connected to the eyes or vision." Morph - connected to Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams.

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Nightglare

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: nite'/glair

Sentence: He turned around fast, and he saw a small Who! Little Cindy-Lou Who, who was no more than two. She stared at the Grinch and said, "Santy Claus, why, Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?" (Cindy Lou Who: nightglare ninja)

Etymology: nightmare + glare

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COMMENTS:

cute! - diyan627, 2008-03-18: 01:48:00

The darling of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:34:00

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Sonraise

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: sun rays OR son raise

Sentence: Scotty, my son, the electronics technician in the transporter room, on the Starship Enterprise, often receives the request "Scotty, beam me up." When he comes home for a visit to me, his father, his eyes spark and shine, with rays so intense, that even if I'm in a sound sleep, there is joy from his sonraise, that special "Son, beaming me up!"

Etymology: SUN RAYS / SON RAISE . SUN RAYS - bright beams of light that can raise the sleeping. SON RAISE - sparks of light from a son's eyes that can raise the sleeping. /// Oh how we enjoy sun beams and son beams!

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Broodawakening

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: brood-ah-way-kun-ing

Sentence: Living with two dogs, a cat, and three kids, Sherry was generally roused each morning by a broodawakening, gazing intently at her and hungry for breakfast.

Etymology: brood (both offspring and to meditate with morbid persistence), rude awakening

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COMMENTS:

Startling darlings ... Outstanding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-18: 10:28:00

on a roll - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-18: 14:49:00

Excellent. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:31:00

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Glarify

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: glarəfī

Sentence: The cat wanted to glarify his point that more treats and toys were in order so he waited until Sharon had gone to sleep. He sat on the pillow next to hers and laser-beam stared at her until she awoke with a start. The only time she had felt anything that creepy before was in an Alfred Hitchcock movie. The very next morning Sharon went straight to the pet store and bought a crate for the cat to sleep in.

Etymology: glare () + clarify (make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearly comprehensible)

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Esostare

Created by: DragonRider428

Pronunciation: esso-stair

Sentence: I get this creepy feeling that something's giving me the esostare.

Etymology: the word "stare" with the prefix "eso", meaning inward or within

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