Verboticism: Wrecktify

'Honey, you just ran a red light!'

DEFINITION: v. To unintentionally encourage bad behavior by responding to it in a manner that incites even worse behavior. n. A response designed to stop bad behavior, which paradoxically produces more of it.

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: rek tifff eye

Sentence: Herhigh pitched complaints only managed to wrectify the situation, as she put her foot on the imaginery brake.

Etymology: rectify wreck.

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Comments: Wrecktify

Nosila - 2008-05-20: 22:37:00
wreckscellent word!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-22: 01:21:00
Nice word.