Saturday, September 05, 2009

Transforming Words

DECEITIFICATE

DECEITIFICATED

DECEITIFICATIST

DECEITIFICATION

DECEITIFICATISM

DECEITIFICATIONISM

DECEITIFICATIONISTIC

DECEITIFICATIONISTICISM


de-ceit-i-fi-cate
(DĒ SĔT' Ĭ FĬ KĀT) v. [ME deceiven ; OFr. deceveir ; L. decipere, to ensnare, deceive, de from & capere, to take] 1. The practice of intentionally changing or altering the meaning of a word, or phrase, in a deceitful attempt to conceal, pervert, and/or destroy the original meaning of the word, or phrase.


By Paul Huling