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Tritogeneia 11-04-2007 11:48 AM

syllepsis
 
syllepsis- A fit elicited by the hearer's coming in contact with a syllogist, that is, an extremely deceptive thaumaturge.

Odbe 11-04-2007 06:48 PM

syllepsis, n. An elipsis descended from the cartouche of Ancient Egypt, commonly placed around an unjudged word to prevent word decay while the judge enjoys a more leisurely style of judging.

e.g.

Hyakujo's Fox 11-05-2007 07:17 AM

syllepsis (n) obscure medical condition by lethargy, shallowness of breath and repeated attacks by elephants.

lukkucairi 11-05-2007 07:57 AM

syllepsis (n.)

indigestion brought on by too much cellphone use.

trisherina 11-05-2007 10:46 AM

syllepsis: Foolishness that stops short or trails off awkwardly.

Evan and Chi felt the sharp twinge of syllepsis when the business manager came upon them watching "dramatic prairie dog" over and over in the media room.

funkytuba 11-05-2007 07:38 PM

syllepsis - to take an action based on someone's departure from a chat room or channel

SamWize77's "L8R" led to RosieGirl77's meticulously planned syllepsis, his doorstep, and his eventual doom.

Bman 11-05-2007 10:41 PM

syllepsis - Regret for a decision not yet made.

John could sense wave after wave of syllepsis crashing over him as the 7-pound bacon-chili cheeseburger (Endearingly nicknamed "the cardiac apocalypse") was set in front of him.

Marcus Bales 11-06-2007 05:35 PM

syllepsis - the residue from biting one's tongue to keep from saying something: syllables that decay in the mouth and combine with enzymes from saliva to cause plaque.

She rarely spoke, but when she smiled you could see the syllepsis between her teeth.

Coffee 11-07-2007 02:06 AM

syllepsis

Inability to form a word, or, when a word is provided, the inability to form a definition.

Ironically, Coffee was completely syllepstified on the round in which the word syllepsis came up.

Anna 11-07-2007 03:39 AM

Syllepsis: The state of being unpredictable caused by a severe gain in water weight.

Brynn 11-07-2007 06:34 AM

syllepsis - a mental condition that compels one to add one too many syllables to one too many words after having one too many drinks in the Friday Night Pub.

"I'm becoming inconsulolable, and I think you'f already been instructated that I'd rather you'd stop schpeaking to me for a while so I can recuperatate," said Blanche, awash in syllepsis.

Brynn 11-09-2007 11:59 PM

Wow. I'm so sorry. Had I only known, I would have taken that definition over to the Thread-Killers Thread...:p

brightpearl 11-10-2007 01:18 AM

Judging Tuesday...no way I'll get to it before then..

Brynn 11-12-2007 01:18 AM

Hi

Hyakujo's Fox 11-12-2007 02:08 AM

hey! are you allowed to do that?


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