Verboticism: Placifier

'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: jedijawa

Pronunciation: plah-sih-fie-er

Sentence: Tom told a placifier when he told his aging mother that he was dating again.

Etymology: placid + pacifier

Points: 791

Comments: Placifier

Stevenson0 - 2007-04-16: 12:53:00
Congratulations on your overall weekly win last week! Some great words!!

Jabberwocky - 2007-04-18: 09:08:00
missed this one the first time round - glad I still had a vote left - great word

jedijawa - 2007-04-20: 17:09:00
Thanks guys. I'm having hard time with the words this week but you guys are kicking butt!