Verboticism: Cavilrue

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Pronunciation: CA-vil-roo

Sentence: Beth suddenly heard in her head the pounding hooves of the cavilrue, as the smirking waiter approached with her re-cooked steak.

Etymology: Cavil -- to raise irritating and trivial objections. Rue -- to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly.

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