The most beautiful words in the English language (pictures)

Most beautiful English words - Ethereal

Some of the most beautiful English words, beautifully visualized.

Buzzfeed editor Daniel Dalton asked his Twitter followers for their favorite words in the English language. Then, he beautifully visualized the suggestions, adding his own words, as well.

The entire collection of 32 words/visuals can be found on Buzzfeed, and below we’re showing our favorites.

What is on your list of the most beautiful English words?

The most beautiful English words

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Most beautiful English words - Vellichor

vellichor noun the strange wistfulness of used bookshops.

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Most beautiful English words - Solitude

solitude noun a state of seclusion or isolation.

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Most beautiful English words - Serendipity

serendipity noun the chance occurrence of events in a beneficial way.

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Most beautiful English words - Petrichor

petrichor noun the pleasant, earthy smell after rain.

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Most beautiful English words - Nefarious

nefarious adjective wicked, villainous, despicable.

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Most beautiful English words - Mellifluous

mellifluous adjective a sound that is sweet and smooth, pleasing to hear.

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Most beautiful English words - Limerence

limerence noun the state of being infatuated with another person.

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Most beautiful English words - Ephemeral

ephemeral adjective lasting for a very short time.

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Most beautiful English words - Cromulent

cromulent noun appearing legitimate but actually being spurious.

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Most beautiful English words - Bombinate

bombinate verb to make a humming or buzzing noise.

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Most beautiful English words - Aquiver

aquiver adjective quivering, trembling.

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Most beautiful English words - Ethereal

ethereal adjective extremely delicate, light, not of this world.

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