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Learn English Language with Its 100 Most Beautiful Words

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It is fun to learn English language. Do you agree with this? Not only that the language is so easy to learn, such knowledge will also give you so much than what you actually learned. We all know that English has played a very important role in various aspects, especially in your professional field. If your English skills have something to do with your job, interests, and motivation, then the heavier your reason may be to strive more in becoming more fluent with the language.


Now if you’re very interested to really increase your knowledge with the language, I would suggest you to take a glimpse on its vocabulary. There are lots and lots of words that English contains, so it wouldn’t be bad to learn one vocabulary a day, right? It’s what most English teachers are promoting.


So if ever you want to make a goal into learning one English word a day, allow these 100 most beautiful words in English your choice to learn. Here is the list.


Ailurophile   A cat-lover.

Assemblage   A gathering.

Becoming   Attractive.

Beleaguer   To exhaust with attacks.

Brood   To think alone.

Bucolic   In a lovely rural setting.

Bungalow   A small, cozy cottage.

Chatoyant   Like a cat’s eye.

Comely   Attractive.

Conflate   To blend together.

Cynosure   A focal point of admiration.

Dalliance   A brief love affair.

Demesne   Dominion, territory.

Demure   Shy and reserved.

Denouement   The resolution of a mystery.

Desuetude   Disuse.

Desultory   Slow, sluggish.

Diaphanous   Filmy.

Dissemble   Deceive.

Dulcet   Sweet, sugary.

Ebullience   Bubbling enthusiasm.

Effervescent   Bubbly.

Efflorescence   Flowering, blooming.

Elision   Dropping a sound or syllable in a word.

Elixir   A good potion.

Eloquence   Beauty and persuasion in speech.

Embrocation   Rubbing on a lotion.

Emollient   A softener.

Ephemeral   Short-lived.

Epiphany   A sudden revelation.

Erstwhile   At one time, for a time.

Ethereal   Gaseous, invisible but detectable.

Evanescent   Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time.

Evocative   Suggestive.

Fetching   Pretty.

Felicity   Pleasantness.

Forbearance   Withholding response to provocation.

Fugacious   Fleeting.

Furtive   Shifty, sneaky.

Gambol   To skip or leap about joyfully.

Glamour   Beauty.

Gossamer   The finest piece of thread, a spider’s silk

Halcyon   Happy, sunny, care-free.

Harbinger   Messenger with news of the future.

Imbrications   Overlapping and forming a regular pattern.

Imbroglio   An altercation or complicated situation.

Imbue   To infuse, instill.

Incipient    Beginning, in an early stage.

Ineffable   Unutterable, inexpressible.

Ingénue   A naïve young woman.

Inglenook   A cozy 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.

Lassitude   Weariness, listlessness.

Leisure   Free time.

Lilt   To move musically or lively.

Lissome   Slender and graceful.

Lithe   Slender and flexible.

Love   Deep affection.

Mellifluous   Sweet sounding.

Moiety   One of two equal parts.

Mondegreen   A slip of the ear.

Murmurous   Murmuring.

Nemesis   An unconquerable archenemy.

Offing   The sea between the horizon and the offshore.

Onomatopoeia    Word that sounds like its meaning.

Opulent   Lush, luxuriant.

Palimpsest   Manuscript written over earlier ones.

Panacea      Solution for all problems

Panoply      Complete set.

Pastiche   An art work combining materials from various sources.

Penumbra   A half-shadow.

Petrichor   The smell of earth after rain.

Plethora   A large quantity.

Propinquity   An inclination.

Pyrrhic   Successful with heavy losses.

Quintessential   Most essential.

Ratatouille   A spicy French stew.

Ravel   To knit or unknot.

Redolent   Fragrant.

Riparian    By the bank of a stream.

Ripple    A very small wave.

Scintilla    A spark or very small thing.

Sempiternal    Eternal.

Seraglio    Rich, luxurious oriental palace or harem.

Serendipity    Finding something nice while looking for something else.

Summery    Light, delicate or warm and sunny.

Sumptuous    Lush, luxurious.

Surreptitious    Secretive, sneaky.

Susquehanna    A river in Pennsylvania.

Susurrous    Whispering, hissing.

Talisman    A good luck charm.

Tintinnabulation    Tinkling.

Umbrella    Protection from sun or rain.

Untoward   Unseemly, inappropriate.

Vestigial   In trace amounts.

Wafture    Waving.

Wherewithal    The means.

Woebegone    Sorrowful, downcast.


Enjoyable, isn’t it? You can even add up your lists more once you take a serious learning with the language by actually learning English in England or in any language school of your choice.

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