I love collecting fun and unusual words, and in the book "The Word Museum," by Jeffrey Karcirk, I found the greatest collection of forgotten words.
Take a look at:
Blutterbunged-- meaning: confounded, overcome by surprise. See gloppened. So, I looked up gloppened in the same book, and found: surprised. Don't you just love it?
Here's another great word:
Glunch-- meaning: to frown.
Or how about:
Maffle-- meaning: to stammer; to stutter.
And then, there's:
Snirp--- meaning: to shrink, to shrivel up.
Why have these words been lost? Wouldn't you love to have them in your repertoire, writers? I know I would!