Maybe, at some point in your life, you’ve wanted to know what words sound best. What words would make your sentences ripple and bounce back. One useful source I’ve found on this is alphaDictionary’s ‘The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English’. It’s a book (and you’re supposed to buy it), but they give you the full list on the page linked below.
The list was compiled by Robert Beard, who’s been dealing with words (making dictionaries, creating word lists, and writing poetry) for 40 years. For five years he wrote the Word of the Day at yourDictionary.com, and since 2004 he’s written up to 1500 words in the series ‘So, What’s the Good Word?’ at alphaDictionary.
Just a sample of the diamond list: (some of the definitions are from Oxford)
Beleaguer: To exhaust with attacks
Effervescent: Giving off bubbles; fizzy
Opulent: Lush, luxuriant
Petrichor: The smell of earth after rain
Surreptitious: Secretive, sneaky
Vestigial: In trace amounts
Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did (and still do)!