23 of the Most Beautiful Words in English

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23 of the Most Beautiful Words in English

23 of the Most Beautiful Words in English

Not everyone agrees on what’s beautiful, but some words just have a special ring to them that makes us want to say them again and again. Here are 23 lovely (and some of them lesser known) words from the English language.

1. Ailurophile: a cat lover

2. Bucolic: a nice, rural setting

3. Demesne: territory

4. Effervescent: flowering, blooming

5. Eloquent: well-spoken

6. Gossamer: fine thread

7. Languor: listlessness

8. Mellifluous: sweet sounding

9. Opulent: lush

10. Susurrus: soft whispering

11. Dulcet; sweet, sugary

12. Dusk: darker stage of twilight

13. Ephemeral: short-lived

14. Succulent: juicy, tasty, rich

15. Tremulous: timid, fearful

16. Cerulean: the blue of the sky

17. Demure: reserved and modest

18. Cashmere: fine, delicate wool

19. Evocative: suggestive

20. Lilt: cheerful or buoyant song or movement

21. Lithe: flexible, graceful

22. Sonorous: loud, impressive, imposing

23. Rhapsodic: intensely emotional

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