\uh-SKRYB\, transitive verb: 1. To attribute, as to a source or cause; as, “they ascribed the poor harvest to drought.” 2. To attribute, as a quality; to consider or allege to belong; as, “ascribed jealousy to the critics.”
It would not be innacurate to ascribe a certain amount of insanity (and masochism!) to those of us attempting NaNoWriMo again this year.