Verboticism: Placebalm

'Yeah, I'm in heaven now.'

DEFINITION: n. A harmless untruth, intended to comfort simple souls. v. To use a little bit a fiction to smooth over the perplexities and complexities of life.

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PLUH-CEE-BALM

Sentence: I told the panic-stricken crowd that all would be well. It was only a PLACEBALM, but it was sorely needed.

Etymology: PLACEBO-a harmless sugar pill which can have theraputic results. BALM- a soothing salve or oinment.

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Comments: Placebalm

OZZIEBOB - 2008-06-24: 08:12:00
Very pleasant word.

abrakadeborah - 2009-03-25: 14:14:00
Hehehe lol! GREAT create! ;)