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Mellifluous

Mellifluous

  • This lyrical word refers to something that is sweet, smooth and enjoyable, especially when it comes to sound. 
  • You might find the early spring sounds of chirping birds to be quite mellifluous.

733

5.98K reads

Picturesque

Picturesque

Picturesque: visually attractive, especially in a quaint or pretty style.

77

1.32K reads

Kerfuffle

Kerfuffle

Kerfuffle: A commotion or fuss, especially one caused by conflicting views.

78

1.22K reads

Dappled

Dappled

Dappled: Marked with spots or rounded patches.

75

960 reads

Aquiver

Aquiver

Aquiver: Quivering, trembling.

663

2.92K reads

Ineffable

Ineffable

Ineffable: Too great to be expressed in words.

720

3.03K reads

Hiraeth

Hiraeth

Hiraeth: A homesickness for a home you can't return to, or that never was.

Welsh word without direct English translation

704

2.79K reads

Nefarious

Nefarious

Nefarious: Wicked, villainous, despicable.

672

2.38K reads

Somnambulist

Somnambulist

Somnambulist: A person who sleepwalks.

660

2.23K reads

Epoch

Epoch

Epoch: A particular period of time in history or a person's life.

665

2.12K reads

Sonorous

Sonorous

Sonorous: An imposingly deep and full sound.

662

1.95K reads

Serendipity

Serendipity

Serendipity: The chance occurrence of events in a beneficial way.

686

1.99K reads

Limerence

Limerence

Limerence: The state of being infatuated with another person.

690

1.93K reads

Bombinate

Bombinate

Bombinate: To make a humming or buzzing noise.

664

1.61K reads

Ethereal

Ethereal

Ethereal: Extremely delicate, light, not of this world.

680

1.56K reads

Illicit

Illicit

Illicit: Not legally permitted.

664

1.4K reads

Petrichor

Petrichor

Petrichor: The pleasant, earthy smell after rain.

701

1.49K reads

Iridescent

Iridescent

Iridescent: Producing a display of rainbowlike colors.

665

1.34K reads

Epiphany

Epiphany

Epiphany: A moment of sudden revelation.

676

1.18K reads

Supine

Supine

Supine: Lying face upwards.

669

1.2K reads

Luminescence

Luminescence

Luminescence: Light products by chemical, electrical, or physiological means.

652

1.14K reads

Solitude

Solitude

Solitude: a state of seclusion or isolation.

660

1K reads

Aurora

Aurora

Originally the name of the Roman goddess of sunrise, the word aurora is now used to describe the dawn, as well as the stunning luminous phenomenon that takes place in the upper atmosphere of a planet's magnetic polar regions. For example, you may have a trip to see the Aurora Borealis as an item on your bucket list.

658

891 reads

Syzygy

Syzygy

Syzygy: an alignment of celestial bodies.

671

1.28K reads

Phosphenes

Phosphenes

Phosphenes: the light and colors produced by rubbing your eyes.

680

1.24K reads

Oblivion

Oblivion

Oblivion: the state of being unaware of what is happening around you.

672

1.17K reads

Ephemeral

Ephemeral

Ephemeral: lasting for a very short time.

678

1.11K reads

Incandescence

Incandescence

Incandescence: light produced by high temperatures.

654

1K reads

Denouement

Denouement

Denouement: the resolution of a narrative.

661

1K reads

Vellichor

Vellichor

Vellichor: the strange wistfulness of used bookshops.

678

1.1K reads

Eloquence

Eloquence

Eloquence: the art of using language in an apt, fluent way.

663

1.04K reads

Defenestration

Defenestration

Defenestration: the act of throwing someone out of a window.

663

1.1K reads

Sonder

Sonder

Sonder: the realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own.

695

1.21K reads

Effervescence

Effervescence

Effervescence: bubbles in a liquid.

657

1.24K reads

Cromulent

Cromulent

Cromulent

  • Appearing legitimate but actually being spurious.
  • A word that embiggens the soul.

670

1.39K reads

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