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11 Most Beautiful Words in English

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Every language has its own unique set of words that sound lovely or manage to capture a beautiful feeling or sensation. When you’re studying at EC English, you’ll learn a lot of vocabulary thanks to your awesome teachers, but when it comes to learning something new, there’s no time like the present! To date, there are around 1,025,109 documented words in the English language – in today’s post, we’re going to take a closer look at just 11 of our favourite words, complete with some examples to show you how to use them in a sentence:

 

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Example: ‘Many people speak about the ethereal beauty of the Northern Lights. I’d love to see them myself one day.’

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Example: The Grand Canyon left me in an ineffable daze; the immense size and scale of the sight was unbelievable.’

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Example: ‘I love listening to Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata when it’s raining. The melody is sweet but full of melancholy.’

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Example: ‘The singer had a soft, mellifluous voice and performed her song beautifully.’

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Example: ‘The man was stopped by police for speeding, but they soon discovered that he had committed far more nefarious crimes.’

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Example: ‘The Palace of Versailles is one of the most opulent historical buildings in France. I wish I could live there!’

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Example: ‘When I was young, I loved throwing pebbles into the lake and watching the ripples they created.’

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Example: ‘Some people need to socialise all the time, but I think it’s important to understand the value of solitude too.’

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Example: ‘I watched Eat Pray Love with my mum yesterday, and now I’m experiencing strong wanderlust. I want to catch the next flight to Bali!’

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Example: ‘I think that artists like Vincent Van Gogh experienced catharsis through their art. It must have helped them let go of their troubles.’

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Example: ‘One of my favourite things to do in winter is to watch a movie and cuddle my cat, whose name is Fluffy, on the sofa.’

 

What’s your favourite word in English? Let us know in a comment, and share this post with your friends!

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