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what are your most favorite english words?

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  1. txholdem

    txholdem Elite Member

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    i see on google "the 100 most beautiful words" but they all copy each other and there is really no such a thing consensus wise.

    so what are your most favorite words? preferrably those that describes good or subtle feelings?
     
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  2. Reaver

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    I like juxtapose. I rarely ever use that word, but I like it.

    When I'm writing I tend to be more liberal with the words I use. I write fantasy so I can throw unfamiliar words around like "resplendent" or "reverie." Or "pipe dream." Or "hermetically sealed."
     
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    CUNT is my favourite word, because people are still shocked by its use. I used to hate the word but now love it.
     
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    "You're".

    Even people who've been speaking English for their entire lives don't know how to use this one correctly.
     
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    I hate that word. So much. So very, very much. It's just so brash and sharp. I feel like I'm getting stabbed or shot when I hear/read it.

    I can't even use it when I'm writing sex scenes. It just...it feels wrong. Ugh. [shudders]
     
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    Exaggeration has to be my favourite, because of the juicyness of the pronunciation. Most hated is serendipity...just..come on who uses that..
     
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    your right
     
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    That is exactly why I like it, it has that hardness to it that can provoke people.
    People still react to it.
    It is also very versatile.
     
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    damn.. serendipity is my favorite.. when i meet a girl particularly.
    it also seems to be more positive than 'fluke'?
     
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    Flabbergast
     
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    i have a hard time putting that word in the 'beautiful' category no matter how i try
     
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    I like serendipity. I use it all the time. I just used it on my cat.

    Also my dad loves that movie.

    It is pretty vile. I don't use it so I don't know how versatile it is. And you'd think I'd be used to hearing/reading hard language by now but it's just something about that word that makes me want to wither up and die. Like a raisin.

    Raisin is another good word.
     
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    Oh man.. fluke sounds absolutely awful as well..
    I don't know why I don't like serendipity..maybe because when I think about it I always pronounce it like a british aristocrat with a monocle
     
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    In that case it should sound fucking sexy as hell. The only thing sexier than a British accent is an Irish accent.
     
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    Oh come ony not you too. Why is it that ALL the women living in english speaking territories say that. I don't get it, US english sounds so cool, it has this "whogivesafuck" style...
    But maybe you're right and I should use my Brittish accent more often..
     
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    Bc it just sounds so sophisticated. It's all...posh and shit.

    American English sucks. I'm an American. I hate the way we talk. We sound like backwards ass apes half the time. We invent words, we use too much slang and most of us don't give a shit about pronunciation. But apparently this is cool to the rest of the world.

    I had no idea.

    My embarrassment is all for naught.
     
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    i introduce myself as Eglaf on a dance floor, but nobody seems to know that word.
     
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    Bravo
     
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    I think it has a lot to do with taste in music. For example I've been listening to hip hop since I was like 10 so...yeah


    Definition:
    EGLAF
    A word that literally has no meaning. It can be used in place of any word

    I eglaffed on your mom's face
    That guy's such an eglaf.
    Do you own an eglaf?


    That's hilarious lol :D