RIVER BEND CHRONICLE GLOSSARY, ENTRY #7

GurUPed

Definition: grr-uhp-id, verb,

1. Frightful collaboration between massive indigestion and deep depression.

2. When a B-move blob meets a B-movie blob coming through the rye…

3. To make a low note sound high during a musical performance.

Sentence:

He gurUPed, gurUPed, a combination burp, hiccup, grunt. Each cough was the tolling of his lungs, and when I just could not listen to the Father Death Suite any longer, I tried to slip away and got caught. “Going to visit Hickey again? Are you?” (p. 213, River Bend Chronicle: The Junkification of a boyhood Idyll amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa)

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