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Hi Folks,

Sorry didn't realise there was a redefinitions game going. Have added it to my Email Notifications and will put any further re-word definitions in that thread.


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Unless, of course, they're "dis-" words; those go into the dis- game thread. (Any DISTORTION will have to be untwisted, and the wrong righted.).)
 
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I wonder, should a pedophile change to a more normal lifestyle, do his peers consider him a pervert?


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DECENT Getting rid of pennies.
 
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Detest - cancel the results of an examination


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Dispose - relax, depose

Disposition - unseat

Deposition - Disposition, unseat

Degrade - Detest, cancel the result of an examination

Defence - remove all the barriers


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DERELICT - removed the artifacts from the architectural site

DEBRIS - and the cheese, too
 
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DERELICT

I like it. In the spirit thereof:

DEFLECT - removed the flecks

which reminds me of

DESPOT - to clean


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Speaking of DERELICT, how about

"DERELICT - took back that second taste of ice cream cone" ?
 
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Similarly:

DISRESPECT

1. - Removed the glasses that had been put on for a second time
2. - Removed the second lot of specks/flecks that were added after the first lot had been DEFLECT


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triangle: threesome's formation
transpose: LGBT people portrait.
console: prisoner fish dish

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How about the sign on the Bridal Suite door that said TURB?
 
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DISPOSE What the model does after art class

DISPOSESS Exorcise

Hab, how about the sign on the psych ward door saying "Do not disturb further?"
 
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pole vault Where Warsaw citizes keep their money.


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DEDUCTION - Disney has removed all mention of Donald, and Daisy, and HueyDeweyandLouie, and Unca Scrooge, and even Daffy (who is Warner Brothers), from their cartoons
 
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DEFINED
- 1. roughened up
- 2. infringement notice declared null and void
- 3. lose again


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DISPOSE What the model does after art class

In other words to get dressed?


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DEDUCTION - Disney has removed all mention of Donald, and Daisy, and HueyDeweyandLouie, and Unca Scrooge, and even Daffy

REDUCTION - What Disney did after the Public outcry


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DEDUCTION - Disney has removed all mention of Donald, and Daisy, and HueyDeweyandLouie, and Unca Scrooge, and even Daffy (who is Warner Brothers), from their cartoons
Michael Eisner has taken Scrooge's place.

PANTALOONS Water birds breathing heavily Oops, wrong thread... Oh, welll...

DISASTER When a girl wearing asters is deflowered
 
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DEFER
- 1. shear
- 2. chop down all the Pine trees


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Who's up for starting "The anti-dis-game" where we come up with new definitions for existing words, or brand new words based on taking the opposite of a real meaning of a DIS-... or DE-...-word as the meaning of what's left when DIS or DE are removed.

Proposed Format:

WORD - meaning (DISWORD)

For example:

TER - encourage (DETER)

COUNT - increase the prices (DISCOUNT)

CREPIT - in good shape (DECREPIT)

If at least 3 people reckon it is worth pursuing I will start a new thread for it?

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Not sure we need a new thread for it - it's a Redefinition, or a dis- game word, or both, and we go back and forth already...

FLOWER - 1. sew the hymen back in; 2. tear down the dam

(Compare DEFLOWER - build a dam across the river)

In the same vein - shouldn't DEFLOWER be a synonym of DISASTER? Or even LACKADAISICAL?

(No, silly, LACKADAISICAL means "the speaker's stand is missing")
 
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DEBAR - become flaccid


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TINGUISH - notice the similarities (DISTINGUISH)


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DETERMINATION - what happened on Easter Sunday


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spendthrift someone who patronizes the Dollar Store.


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Adam: how you total a column of integers


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domestic beef: a fight with your spouse


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DISBAND - allowed in again
EXPAND - no longer criticized
DEMAND - What Lorena did to John, and Bruce/Caitlin did to him/herself


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Adam: how you total a column of integers

Also an Antonym of DEFLOWER


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terrapin: it holds the Earth in orit


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SERAPE - Tarzan
 
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expose: pornographic picture


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octopi: how you cook a tentacled creature.


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Octopi


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Octopi 8π

Beat me to it.


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octopod: an Apple product for multi-taskers.
octopus: well beyond two-faced


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delight: what you call an emaciated Dolly Parton.


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deglutition Loss of mass in the ass.
 
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DECOR - Eat your heart out, baby!

DEITY - what you have to rely on for help when the Information Technology department is let go
 
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DEIST - one who tiscusses his belief in Got over a hot cuppa at 4 PM ("d is "t")
 
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DEUS VOLENS - America does't want to any more
 
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DISTRESSED

Got a hair cut


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DESIRED

Denied paternity


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conflagration: limit on number of banners a prisoner can possess.


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deodorant One who loves his god
 
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debunk: toss out of bed
denude: clothe


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DECRY - feed the baby (or change its diaper, or play Pat-a-cake, or...)
 
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DELUGE - officially remove the sport from Olympic competition

DEBUNK - throw the lazy camper out of bed(sorry, didn't see the one above!)

DEAD - take out all commercial messages

DEDUCT - dismantle the central air conditioning
(compare DISMANTLE - take off the cape)

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dismantle;insult Mickey, or
remove from position of authority, or
break a sell, or
renovate the fireplace

immobile: but you're statiomnary


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