Hello, everyone. And welcome back to English with Lucy. I've got a nice, relaxing video for you today. I'm going to talk about 10 words in the English language that I find exceptionally beautiful. Let's get started.
哈囉，大家。歡迎回到「跟 Lucy 一起學英文」。今天要帶給你們一部美好又放鬆的影片。我要告訴你們十個我覺得特別美麗的英文單字。讓我們開始吧。
The first word is "demure." Demure. And this means shy or reserved. She gave him a demure smile.
The next word is "elision." Elision. Elision is the omission of a sound or a syllable. If you want to speak fluently, it's important to learn to use elision.
Number three is "effervescent." Effervescent. And effervescent means bubbly or fizzy. This wine is effervescent.
Word number four isn't so commonly used nowadays, but I really love this one. It's "inglenook." Inglenook. It's a partly closed space, located near a fire so that you can sit near the open fire and receive the warmth. My dream is to have a house with an inglenook.
Word number five is "lagoon." Lagoon. A lagoon is an area of sea separated from the rest of the water by sand and rocks. Many fish live in this lagoon.
Word number six is "lithe." Lithe means young, healthy, attractive, and able to move and bend smoothly. Ballet dancers have lithe bodies.
Word number seven is "mellifluous." Mellifluous. And this is an adjective meaning having a pleasant and flowing sound. He had a deep, mellifluous voice.
Word number eight is "opulent." Opulent. And this is an adjective, meaning expensive and luxurious. She lives an opulent lifestyle.
Word number nine is "quintessential." Quintessential. This is an adjective, meaning being the most typical or important part of something. Watermelon is the quintessential fruit on a hot summer's day.
And the final word is "serendipity." Serendipity. And this is the act of finding interesting or valuable things by chance. We stumbled into it through serendipity.
All right, guys, those were your 10 beautiful English words. I would love to hear the words that you find beautiful. So please put them in the comments below. If you like the video, don't forget to share it and connect with me on all of my social media.
- 「開始」- Get Started
Let's get started.
- 「以便、好讓」- So That
It's a partly closed space, located near a fire so that you can sit near the open fire and receive the warmth.
- 「偶然做某事、偶然遇見」- Stumble Into
We stumbled into it through serendipity.