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3 definitions by lepenseur73

 
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1. verb. To take a debunked or discredited former truth, or a truth that was found to be inaccurate, and then retool it using new information, delivering it as the new truth, doing so as though the old truth never existed.

2. verb. A 'truth' that was remodelled to suit current circumstances.

3. noun. Substantive form of the verb.
1. George Bush retruthed the importance invading Iraq, when he shifted from WMDs to harboring terrorists. This retruth was the premise of the American invasion of Iraq.

2. Since the advent of fuel injection and the discovery of new oil deposits around the world, doomsdayers and environmentalists have had to retruth the urgency to wean ourselves off of oil dependency.

3. Al Gore has made a retruth of the data about global warming, in light of the fact that the earth was actually cooling during the 1950s.
by lepenseur73 September 07, 2010
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1. verb. To turn an obvious or blatant lie into the truth, and sell it boldly, with conviction.

2. Colloquial jargon. Often used in expressions to show how bogus something is, but one is forced to do it anyway. This a sort of rallying, self-motivating mantra.
1. General McChrystal truthified Pat Tillman's death, saying it was a Taliban ambush, when it was actually due to a very tragic and unfortunate friendly-fire incident.

2. Truthify, do or die, hwuh!
by lepenseur73 September 07, 2010
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1. (verb): When someone attempts to steal the limelight or credit for something, under the pretense of "helping", but really makes himself just look bad in the process.

2. (noun/verb): Inadvertent hijack

It is often meant to help, but through some devious alterior motive or actual impact over intent, it ruins the moment. People who do this are usually associated with santorum.

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Yo, did you see what Kanye did at the Grammy's? Yeah, he totally co-jacked Taylor's moment.

In an effort to help Frank's presentation, Lizzie co-jacked him, taking all the credit when all she wanted to do was make sure the boss knew she helped too.
by lepenseur73 October 11, 2011
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