What is another word for made-up?

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[ mˌe͡ɪdˈʌp], [ mˌe‍ɪdˈʌp], [ m_ˌeɪ_d_ˈʌ_p]

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The English language is packed full of strange and unusual words that are purely made up. These are words that don't exist in the dictionary, but were created by the author of a text or by the speaker themselves.

Some of the more well-known examples of made-up words are quirk (a peculiar or eccentric habit or trait), twinkle (a brief gleam or sparkle), and smirk (a mocking smile).

Many of these words were created to describe peculiar or strange phenomena, or to make something seem more interesting or fun. Others were simply invented for fun, or to challenge people's conventional thinking.

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