Verboticism: Dermockracy

'I think got a little too much sun...'

DEFINITION: v., To shed one's skin in an effort to appear younger or healthier. n. The little bits peeling skin caused by overexposure to direct sunlight.

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Dermockracy

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: der mok ra see

Sentence: Chris sunbathed too hard and always ended up burning and shedding away her skin. She felt this dermockracy made her appear more youthful by having the sun exfoliate for her. Instead she was becoming melabnormal.

Etymology: Derma (skin) & Mock (fool, copy, imitate) and WordPlay on Democracy (the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group)

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