Verboticism: Lackrynose

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DEFINITION: n. An incomplete sneeze; starts with a nose tickle, followed by a sharp intake of breath, but then it vanishes, leaving only a vague sense of incompletion. v. To start a sneeze, but never actually finish it.

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: lak - ree - nos

Sentence: Josiah was lackrynose. The sneeze that he started was lacking in strength and his nose did not get the relief that he was hoping for.

Etymology: lachrymose (sad), lack, nose

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