Verboticism: Authoriterrorian

'Omigod, I'm surrounded.'

DEFINITION: n. The weird feelings that rise up when you notice that you are being followed by a police officer, or a cop car, or the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Unit. v. To feel nervous, self-conscious and guilty whenever you see a police officer.

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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: awe-thorr-ih-tear-roar-een

Sentence: Was it a pothole? Brad was almost certain that it was, but it sort of felt like the truck bounced up instead of slammed down into the hole. The car behind him sped up, closing the gap between the vehicles at a pace that could only mean he would soon be bathed in red and blue light. He saw the outline of the roof mounted lights in the steel blue twilight of the sky. It had to have been a baby. He had run over a baby, and was now going to go to prison for the rest of his life. He would have a cell mate who was in the Vice Lords, and he would rape him...every night for three months. He'd toss him aside, a used shell of a man, trading him casually in the prison yard to a Mexican drug mule for a pack of smokes and a copy of "Jamaican Jugz". He would be unable to sit for weeks, and would have to sleep on the lice-ridden mattress on his stomach, crying himself silently to sleep, unable to...the car changed lanes, flying past him on the right, a blur of a red VW Jetta with a roofrack. Brad's authoriterrorian induced visage of the future faded as he crossed the rumble strip, quickly correcting to keep the truck on the road.

Etymology: authoritarian - submission to authority; terror - palpable fear

Points: 875

Comments: Authoriterrorian

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-20: 09:16:00
Fantastic sentence (as usual), and fits the definition nicely!

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-20: 11:11:00
when you try to say the word it comes out like a dog barking

Tigger - 2008-03-20: 11:55:00
Laugh-out-loud funny story! Great creation.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-20: 15:42:00
You have a great imagination and the vocabulary and ability to share it ever so wittily. You really know how to play with words! As always ... Excellent!