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A distinguished lexicographer and the originator of the Reader’s Digest Column “It Pays to Enrich Your Word Power”, Wilfred Funk, compiled the following list of the most beautiful words of the English language:

  • Asphodel
  • fawn
  • dawn
  • chalice
  • anemone
  • tranquil
  • hush
  • golden
  • halcyon
  • camellia
  • bobolink
  • thrush
  • chimes
  • murmuring
  • lullaby
  • luminous
  • damask
  • cerulean
  • melody
  • marigold
  • jonquil
  • oriole
  • tendril
  • myrrh
  • mignonette
  • gossamer
  • alysseum
  • mist
  • oleander
  • amaryllis
  • rosemary

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