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    Updated on Nov 19, 2018. Posted on Nov 19, 2018

    27 Beautiful Words Writers Rarely Use But Totally Should

    Finally, a word for "having a shapely buttocks."

    1.

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    Examples:

    "Marijuana can be used as an anodyne treatment for the sick."

    "I'd rather stand up for what I believe in than be an anodyne bore."

    2.

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    Examples:

    "While I love him, my father can be a blatherskite at the dinner table."

    "Most people thought she was a gifted orator, but she considered herself a blatherskite."

    3.

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    Examples:

    "Unfortunately, smoking had been her cacoethes for over a decade."

    "Doctors often suffer from the cacoethes to speak over their patients."

    4.

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    Examples:

    "The callipygian statue attracted many admirers."

    "When I look in the mirror, I'm quickly disabused of the notion that I have a callipygian figure."

    5.

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    Examples:

    "His concinnity made me feel insecure about my own art."

    "The play was lauded for its concinnity of music and design."

    6.

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    Examples:

    "Coprolalia is the most sensationalized symptom of Tourette." —Tourette Mama Insights

    "Coprolalia can be a rare symptom of other neurological disorders."

    7.

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    Examples:

    "I work for a doryphore whose only joy is correcting my mistakes."

    "She stopped speaking in meetings because she was always accused of being a doryphore."

    8.

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    Examples:

    "My edacious date ordered more food than I had expected."

    "Edacious vultures circled where we had buried the body."

    9.

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    Examples:

    "The book ensorcelled many, years after its release."

    "He ensorcelled him with his ceaseless cheer and good humor."

    10.

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    Examples:

    "Their honeymoon was an estival dreamland that had to come to an end sometime."

    "The warm, estival wind reminded her of home."

    11.

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    Examples:

    "Her famulus played an unwitting role in her murder."

    "The famulus resented being ordered around, though he had no choice but to obey."

    12.

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    Examples:

    "He fancied himself something of a frondeur, though others thought him deranged."

    "Once considered a frondeur, Martin Luther King Jr. is now celebrated as a hero."

    13.

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    Examples:

    "Don't let him win the game or else we'll all be subjected to a long gasconade."

    "Many critics fueled the gasconade surrounding her directorial debut."

    14.

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    Examples:

    "The glabrous skin of her palm was hardened by years of manual labor."

    "No one had any idea which tree the glabrous leaf had come from."

    15.

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    Examples:

    "Hodiernal pop music is a lot sadder than I remember."

    "It's often difficult to keep up with the news cycle in hodiernal America."

    16.

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    Examples:

    "It was tradition at our house to make a wish and split the merrythought."

    "There's a merrythought left, if you want it."

    17.

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    Examples:

    "My grandfather, an ex-Marine, was the martinet of the family."

    "Martinets frequently make poor rulers."

    18.

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    Examples:

    "The writer was constantly being corrected for using the mumpsimus 'between you and I.'"

    "The mumpsimus refused to vaccinate his children."

    19.

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    Examples:

    "The daytime soap opera was a nepenthe after the night that she had suffered through."

    "His nepenthe was alcohol and it was the death of him."

    20.

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    Examples:

    "These days, it's not uncommon to find opsimaths on college campuses."

    "The library had a number of classes perfect for the opsimath."

    21.

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    Examples:

    "College students often use pleonasm to pad their papers."

    "The pleonasm in the speech underscored the urgency of her point."

    22.

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    Examples:

    "After his son died, he was prone to bouts of saudade."

    "The poem filled me with a sense of saudade for my younger years."

    23.

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    Examples:

    "The director was a grade-A sybarite, and it showed in her films."

    "It was often difficult to travel with the sybarite, who only wanted to stay in 5 star hotels."

    24.

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    Examples:

    "It's a typical tellurian fantasy to travel through space."

    "The archaeologist didn't believe there was anything tellurian about the skeleton that was unearthed during the dig."

    25.

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    Examples:

    "The terpsichorean school was run with military-like efficiency."

    "He was an expert on all things terpsichorean."

    26.

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    Examples:

    "Many students had only a velleity to attend Harvard, but she was different."

    "His roommate's talk of finding a job was clearly a velleity."

    27.

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    Examples:

    "Reading the news left everyone with a shared sense of Weltschmerz."

    "After his breakup, he was in a Weltschmerz state of mind."

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