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This neologism challenge is more restrictive than our Spelling Bee contest, whose results run today, since you can’t use a single “tile” more than once.
Many neologisms are portmanteaux, terms that combine two existing words.
Raniere made a big deal about patenting it, and spun wonky neologisms that obscured rather than explained what he was doing.
Rossetti's "Yester-year" moreover, is an absurd and affected neologism; "Antan" is an excellent and living French word.
AVRILH. BELLOC
In this one ordinary speech seemed to have been insufficient to describe the blotch, and he had to resort to a neologism.
But it observed a very high standard of classical English, a little intolerant of neologism, but not stiff nor jejune.
The locution of which we have made use—passed to the state of—has been condemned as a neologism by M. Royer Collard.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
But if dictionaries are to be the arbiters of language, in which of them shall we find neologism?
The latter (the word administration used as a verb) is the only instance of neologism I ever observed in Mr. Madison.
This Bohemian vocabulary is the hell of rhetoric and the paradise of neologism.

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