Verboticism: Dermamorphosis

'I think got a little too much sun...'

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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Skinnanga

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: es-kin-nah-nga

Sentence: skinnanga came from the language of bisaya, but the frirst 2 sylables came from english language, which means SKIN, and nah-nga (nanga) means CARELESS or tinanga (teh-nah-nga)

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Dermablightis

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: der-mah-BLITE-iss

Sentence: What Marjorie inended to be an enhanced appearance thru extra sun lamp treatments turned instead, into a major case of dermablighits with large patches of facial skin either peeling or taking on odd shades of various colors.

Etymology: Blend of 'derma' (n. layer of skin) and 'blight' (n. a deteriorated condition) play on the word 'dermatitis' (n. Inflammation of the skin, usually itchy, with redness, swelling, and blistering)

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Curveterderm

Created by: EvelynS

Pronunciation: cur-vehter-derhm

Sentence: Ever since I went to the beach without sunscreen I've started to curveterderm my face.

Etymology: Cur-cure+veter-old+derm-skin

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Sanexuviate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: san-ex-oo-VEE-ate

Sentence: It started for Bob when he melded the Dylan classic, "Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now" with the Beach Boy's, "Sun, Sun, Sun." And for him it became his mantra for a more solubrious life. He believed that hours of sunbaking helped him to sanexuviate and rejuvexuviate, and was a sure way to a more youthful and healthier look.

Etymology: Sanexuviate: A blend of "san": health & "exuviate": to shed the skin. Rejuvexuviate: regaining of youthfulnees through shedding of the skin. Solubrious: A blend of "sol" :sun & salubrious"favorable to health.

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COMMENTS:

love your sentences - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-17: 11:22:00

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Faceslought

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fay sloft

Sentence: Joan Rivers regularly gets her doctor to faceslought her countenance in order to chase the fountain of youth. Between peels, lifts, tucks, Botox,chemicals, dermabrasions,lasers and liposuction, not much of the original Joan is still around. Being a comedienne, she is toying with a name change, too. Since she has shed more skin than any snake, she likes the sound of Joan Slithers. And why is she going to a plastic surgeon? Wouldn't a real one be better?

Etymology: Facelift (plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised) & Slough (any outer covering that can be shed or cast off;necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass;cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers)

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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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Magnimale

Created by: Freepiehere

Pronunciation: Mag-Ni-Male

Sentence: The Oregon Trail quest my family set out on has become a complete MAGNIMALE ever since dad caught dysentery.

Etymology: Magni-Great Mal(e)-bad

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Dermamoltinosis

Created by: n3cr0m33p5

Pronunciation: der-ma-molt-in-o-sis

Sentence: Looks like Jessica had a session of dermamoltinosis over her vacation.

Etymology: derma - skin ; molt - to shed ; noun form (dermites) the little peeling bits

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Comply

Created by: kyrie

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Embrell

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: m-br-elle

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Etymology: embaressment - pell

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