The Most Beautiful Words in English
Assemblage A gathering.
Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks.
Brood To think alone.
ll: In a lovely rural setting.
Bungalow A small, may cottage.
Like a cat' s eye.
Conflate To blend together-
A focal point of admiration.
dalliance A brief love affair.
Exam Dominion, territory-
below Shy and reserved.
The resolution of a mystery.
Bettet Sweet, sugary.
Ebullience Bubbling enthusiasm.
Efflorescence Flowering, blooming.
Elision Dropping a sound or syllable in a word.
Elixir A good potion.
Eloquence Beauty and persuasion in speech-
Fabrication Rubbing on a lotion.
Emollient A softener.
Epiphany A sudden revelation.
At one time, for a time.
Ethereal Gaseous, invisible but detectable.
Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time.
Forbearance Withholding response to provocation.
Furniture Shifty, sneaky.
Gaul To skip or leap about joyfully.
Gossamer The finest piece of thread, a spider' s silk.
Halcyon Happy, sunny, carebares.
Harbinger Messenger with news of the future.
Imbrication and forming a regular pattern-
Imbroglio An altercation or complicated situation.
Imbue To infuse, instill-
Incipient Beginning, in an early stage.,
Ineffable , inexpressible.
In: genie A naive young woman-
Inglenook A may nook by the hearth.
Insouciance Blithe nonchalance-
Inure To become jaded-
Labyrinthine Twisting and turning-
Lagniappe A special kind of gift.
Lagoon A small gulf or inlet.
Languor Listlessness, inactivity.
Leisure Free time.
Lilt To move musically or lively.
Lisa Slender and graceful-
Lithe Slender and flexible.
Love Beep affection.
Mellifluous Sweet sounding-
Moiety the of two equal parts.
Mondegreen A slip of the ear.
Humorous ' arrg.
II} ffing The sea between the horizon and the offshore.
Onomatopoeia A word that sounds like its meaning.
Palimpsest A manuscript written over earlier ones.
Panacea A solution for all problems
Panoply A complete set.
Pastiche An art work combining materials from various sources.
Penumbra A -
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain-
Plethora A large quantity.
Propinquity An inclination-
Pyrrhic Successful with heavy losses.
Quintessential that essential.
Ratatouille A spicy French stew.
Ravel To knit or unknow-
Riparian By the bank of a stream-
Ripple A very small wave.
Scintilla A spark or very small thing.
Seraglio Rich, luxurious oriental palace or harem-
Serendipity Finding something nice while looking for something else-
Light, delicate or warm and sunny.
Sumptuous Lush, luxurious-
Surreptitious Secretive, sneaky-
Susquehanna A river in Pennsylvania.
Superious Whispering, hissing.
Talisman A good luck charm.
umbrella Protection frony sun or rain.
untoward l. Unseemly, inappropriate.
vestigial In trace amounts.
I' The means-
Woebegone Sorrowful, downcast-