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Ad hoc /æd/ /hɒk/ (Adj.)
Made up on the spot. In no particular order. Apropos of nothing in particular. An ad hoc hypothesis: an explanation you invented in a desperate attempt to save your pet theory, which is suddenly making preposterous predictions.
In Latin, “to this”, for what that’s worth.