list inspired by sugarplum

  • abhor
    • The spelling of it is just fantastic.
  • amidst
  • aesthetic
  • albeit
  • altopiano
  • ampersand
  • analogy
    • analogous
      • analogously
  • argyle
  • august (adj.)
  • atypical
  • becomma
  • bourgeoisie
  • briar/brier
  • cadency
  • caesium
    • I cannot keep my eyes off of this word.
  • café
  • Caledonia
  • capricious
  • catharsis
  • chantepleure
  • characteristic
  • chardonnay
  • chartreuse
  • chevalier
  • chivalry
  • chuchotement
  • clandestine
    • cladestinely
  • classic
    • classical
  • contemplative
  • coucou
  • crêperie
  • cramoisi
  • cutlass
  • dapper
  • dearest
  • enchantée
  • faerie
  • foreign
  • floriography
  • forte
  • graphology
  • gumption
  • hamlet
  • hazel
  • hou hou
  • hyperbole
  • idiosyncrasy
  • interchangeability
  • jalousie
  • koiné
  • lackadaisical
  • lattice
  • literary
  • linguistics
  • majestic
  • mannerisms
  • marauder
  • martlet
  • mayhap
  • mediaeval
  • meraki
  • mercier
  • minute (adj.)
  • mischievous
  • moonshine
  • nearly
  • nefarious
  • parapluie
  • penchant
  • perturbed
  • pianississimo
  • pianoter
  • picturesque
  • pirouette
  • placebo
  • plait
  • poetic
  • polysyndeton
  • psychological
  • quintessential
  • quite
  • repertoire
  • romantical
  • saccharine
  • sarcasm
    • sarcastic
  • sardonic
  • serenade
  • serendipity
  • simultaneous
  • subtitles
  • subtleties
  • subvocalisation
  • sundries
  • swallowtail
  • symbolism
  • synonymous
  • syntax
    • syntactical
  • tempestuous
  • theatre
  • torturous
  • tragic
    • tragical
  • tulle
  • wisp
  • wistful
  • witty
  • whilst
  • womanise
    • Though I'm not a fan of its definition, this one makes me laugh.

I do love my adjectives, adverbs and technical terms.

jun 28 2009 ∞
apr 3 2013 +
user picture sugarplum: wonderful words :) aug 10 2009
user picture encre: thank you so much! :)
user picture Michelle: This is a fantastic, beautiful list of words. Chartreuse is my favorite word. It positively drips from the tongue! jun 9 2010