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12 most beautiful words in English

English is a language with an unusual backstory, a fascinating history and a vocabulary that’s unrivaled in terms of scale and variety. While it’s no easy task to pick out the most beautiful words out of an estimated total of 750,000 (yes, there are THAT many words in English!), we’re never ones to shy away from a challenge. We asked our team of writers – both native English speakers and non-natives – to pick their all-time favorites, from the genuinely beautiful to the beautifully quirky…

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