Macquarie Dictionary


A few more beautiful words

We’ve put together a list of six beautiful words for you to enjoy. Understand their meanings and let them roll off your tongue and help you escape even just for a moment in time. From the abstract to reality, at the Macquarie Dictionary, we believe there is beauty in almost every word, but some shine a little more brightly than others.

Let us know what you think, and suggest more beautiful words below in the comments. You can also read the other entries in our beautiful words series here on our blog.


Beautiful words - embouchure - the mouth of a river

Beautiful words - cornucopia a horn-shaped or conical receptacle or ornament

Beautiful words - dazzle - bewildering brightness

Beautiful words - celestial - relating to the spiritual or invisible heaven

Beautiful words - imbroglio - an intricate and perplexing state of affairs

Beautiful words - curlicue - a fantastic curl or twist


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