10 Beautiful English Words

Vocabulary represents one of the most important skills necessary for teaching and learning a foreign language. When confronting a native English speaker, when watching a movie without subtitles or when listening to a favourite English song, when reading a text or when writing a letter to a friend, students always need to operate with words.

10 Beautiful English Words You Should Use more often

10 Beautiful English Words
10 Beautiful English Words

1. Petrichor

Meaning: the smell produced when rain falls on dry ground, usually experienced as being pleasant

After a month-long dry spell, petrichor was a welcome scent.

Petrichor definition & meaning

2. Effervescent

Meaning: lively and enthusiastic

India is the most intellectually, artistically and politically effervescent of nations.

Effervescent definition & meaning

3. Epiphany

Meaning: a moment when you suddenly realize or understand something important

Seeing his father again when he was an adult was an epiphany that changed his whole view of his childhood.

Epiphany definition & meaning

4. Mellifluous

Meaning: pleasant to listen to

Lata Mangeshkar is known for her mellifluous voice.

Mellifluous definition & meaning

5. Elysian

Meaning: relating to heaven or to a place of perfect happiness

The summer, in some climates, makes possible to man a sort of Elysian life.

Elysian definition & meaning

6. Halcyon

Meaning: denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful

the halcyon days of his youth

Halcyon definition & meaning

7. Cynosure

Meaning: something good or beautiful that attracts attention

They were the cynosure of all eyes.

Cynosure definition & meaning

8. Denouement

Meaning: the end of a book, play, or series of events, when everything is explained

In the denouement, the two lovers commit suicide.

Denouement definition & meaning

9. Dalliance

Meaning: a short sexual relationship, especially one involving people who are married to other people

It would take too long to recount every dalliance I have ever had.

Dalliance definition & meaning

10. Ailurophile

Meaning: a cat-lover

Neha must be an ailurophile after fostering cats for 5 years.

Ailurophile definition & meaning

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