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neologism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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neologismne‧ol‧o‧gis‧m /niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm $ -ˈɑːl-/ noun [countable] formal  SLa new word or expression, or a word used with a new meaning syn coinage
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neologismThe novel displayed Rolfe's fondness for neologism, verbal sumptuousness, and quirky spelling in its best light.So the word is a relative neologism, and therefore lends itself easily to personal interpretations, for good or ill.
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