From a book I read:
"He squeezed the rock and felt that it was oval-shaped..."
This has two problems: it's wordy and it has an incorrect hyphen.
First, you don't need to say something is circle shaped or square shaped or oval shaped. Those words describe shapes.
Second, When a compound adjective follows a noun, you don't need the hyphen. Only when two or more words link together to describe a noun before the noun do you use a hyphen:
The ten-foot-high fence was in the way. (hyphens join the words that describe "fence")
The fence was ten feet high. (no hyphens because the words come after "fence")
This sentence would have been better like this:
"He squeezed the rock and felt that it was oval..."
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