The list is by invitation only, as some words are not welcome. The right word for the right time and in the right place, is like the perfect hue to make a point on a canvas. The list will grow as time and inspiration permit; your suggestions are welcome, they may make the director’s cut. Strike-throughs are not ‘bad’ words, just used to death.
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver -King Solomon
Grab a word or two, make it your own
Cogitate, ebullient, eloquent, jasper, grace, usurp, pernicious, stentorian, cherubim, dayspring, similitude, prolixity, bloviate, altruistic, charity, rascal, contrite, intrinsic,
awesome, depravity, propitiation, caveat, prudence, salient, gay, rascal, marvel, level,
rebel, bevel, sovereign,
me, nefarious, myopia, asunder, stentorian, unbelievable, scripture, poverty, sardius, enmity, facetious, multitude, revelation, kindred, genesis, chastisement, emolument, nemesis, mellifluous, prism, incipient, splendor, atonement,
ubiquitous, thinketh, tangible, recalcitrant, doctrine, requite, apothecary, egregious, mercy,
trigger, benevolent, confirm, texting, reciprocate, cascade, majesty, righteousness, oration, redemption, onus, epitaph, tabernacle, abomination, monastic, plethora, blue,
accommodate, ochre, transfigured, meekness, caustic, balm, rustic, transgress, requiem, malign, embellish, cherish, perish, justify, mercurial, whisperer, pride, sanctify, exodus, diction, magnificent, witchcraft, purple, cerebral, topaz, ancillary, realm, pomegranates,
concatenation, brass, ratiocinate (tkx to -xPraetorius), lobotomy,
hero, cogent, cool, bells, garment, serendipitous, cadence, tresspass, crimson, beryl, melancholy, gait, verdigris, jewel, nautical, perpetual, atonement, advocate, effulgent, priestcraft, selfie, altitude, demure, lapis lazuli,
Sometimes a ‘word’ is a string of words to convey a thought, as in, ‘He put in a good word for her.’ In addition, ‘Samuel’s word is as good as bread,’ as he is true, trustworthy, honorable, and upright.
The Lord said, ‘Now ye are clean through the word that I have spoken unto you,’ and again, this was more than ‘one’ word, but a series of words representing truth. Paul agreed when he said, ‘that ye are cleansed by the washing of water by the word.’
(c’mon friend, give me a good word to add to the collection)