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afterclap (noun) : a person who claps after everyone else has stopped clapping

After everyone stopped clapping, there was one afterclap.

Submitted by: on Jan. 23, 2016 13:20


betterfication (noun) : the act or process of increasing the quality of something

Great leaders are more committed to the betterfication of the organization than the betterfication of themselves.

Submitted by: on Jan. 13, 2016 20:01


betterfy

(verb) : to make (something) better : improve

Having a well-rounded education is a great way to betterfy your life, as it provides you with more opportunities.

Submitted by: Joe Christie from Missouri on Jan. 13, 2016 19:56


verocious (adjective) : vicious and ferocious

Submitted by: Cindy Hop from New York on Jan. 11, 2016 01:13


backtime (verb) : to say something began or became effective at a time earlier than the current time

Sally forgot to document the administered medication time, so she backtimed the field in the system several hours later.

Submitted by: Evan Gray from New York on Jan. 04, 2016 16:21


remodelation (noun) : a remodeling project or the result of such a project

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 27, 2015 00:11


xe (other) : -used as a gender neutral pronoun that can replace he or she

Xe went to the grocery store.

Submitted by: Amanda from Colorado on Dec. 26, 2015 23:00


hiraeth (noun) : a feeling of homesickness for a home that one cannot return to or that never existed

Even though I have never been there, I love it, and even have hiraeth for it.

Submitted by: Sanam A. from Pennsylvania on Dec. 24, 2015 23:54


kenopsia (noun) : the eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that was formerly bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet

You would think the advent of spring break and the flight of local families to far-flung vacations would combine to give our small town a double dose of kenopsia.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 24, 2015 13:24


hijinkery (noun) : wild or playful behavior : high jinks

Submitted by: paul from New Jersey on Dec. 15, 2015 16:32


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