The Sexiest Words In The World (And A Challenge)I love words. Though really, by now, that statement should not come as a great surprise to anyone here. I may have mentioned, in passing, how I feel about these units of language a time or two ... or ten. In any regard, I honestly do have a deep and abiding affection for them.
I adore how words can be manipulated and moulded like clay to form sentences and stories that are beautiful, priceless works of art. I am enthralled when I discover new words, especially those previously un-known gems who definitions so perfectly describe something interesting, important or relevant to me. To that end whenever I make a new and exhilarating find I've posted it here, on EP, wanting to share my delight with similarly minded linguaphiles.
To my extreme delight it turns out my fellow impish sprite shares this particular affinity, especially if the word in question is useful in articulating things of a flirting or sensual nature. This week alone the two of us have discovered and shared such precious finds as: Apodyopsis, Basorexia, and lets not forget Odaxelagnia! Oh my, I am still fanning my self over that last one and some of the comments posted regarding it. However, while their meanings are quite provocative, the words themselves leave something to be desired.
Therefore, my "little grey cells" began to wonder: What makes a word "sexy" and just how many "sensual" words are there? I'm referring to the types of words that when combined with just the right touch can evoke a response within us, be it of a physical or emotional nature and can arouse us. Words that we can use to create a sentence or story that makes your body want to curl in on its self, that causes uncontrollable shivers and goosebumps, perhaps even the occasional gasp or moan. Tools that If wielded in an especially adapt manner might even cause one to bite their bottom lip
So, now intrigued and consumed by the thought I consulted "The Google", typing "sexy words" in the search field and found this rather lengthy list of what are apparently the sexiest words in the English language. (If you don't have hours to spend reading it all just skip to the bottom for the challenge.) Presenting the 100 sexiest words:
ablaze adventurous afterglow alive allure astonished ambiance ample animal animated anxious artistic attain aural awaken bed bite blazing blend blithe blowing bosom breezy bronze brooding bulge bursting calm capricious caring carouse ceaseless chasm cherish cherubic chiseled course compatible constant content contortion covert cram crazy dancing dangerous daring decadent decent delicate demure desire diffident dreamy drowsy dwell eager earthy easily ecstatic effusive electrify enfold enigma enrich erotic eternal ethereal evocative evoke expose exuberance eyelash fabric facile familiar fantasy fascinate fathom feathery feisty feline fickle fidgety figment finesse fleshy flirt florid fluid foamy frenetic frisky frontal furtive fury fuse gait gallant gap gentle glad glimmer glitter gloomy glorify glorious gorgeous great greedy groan groin grope guarded guide gush habit hair haven hazy headstrong heady heart heavy hidden hiding hollow hope hug humid hunger husky hysterical icy idealistic illuminate illusion image imagination immense impish impulse incendiary incite indecent in-depth indiscreet infinite inflame inflate infuse inhibit innocent insistent intense interpersonal interval intimate intoxicate irascible itch ivory jam, jaunty jealous jiggle jubilant juicy jut keep kind kindle kinky lacy languid large laugh la
I was surprised, pleasantly so in fact, to discover so many lovely words - especially as my poor cerebellum had only been able to recall a hand full. Then the possibilities begin to emerge for me, wonderfully sensual and provocative sentences began to form themselves at random. Thus spawning me to create this new group and a challenge for those of you with equally delicious and titillating minds. So for you, my fellow cunning linguists and master baiters (Thanks to another dear friend for those two phrases), I present this challenge.
The Challenge: In the comments below create a 15 word story to excite and arouse the senses using as many of the words from the above list as possible. You may of course use connectors and desc
One final thing: Please, keep it sexy, sultry, and intelligent. No crude humor or anything too obvious (and let's try to avoid the tendency to write a trashy romance novel or **** as some have). Try to be unique and creative. I look forward to seeing what you come up with!
Now, if you'll excuse me I need to go try and find that damned halo!
P.S. - I created a new group especially for this category of words. If you find some new ones or if this list inspires you in some manner or you want to write a phrase or story that's longer than 15 words please feel free to post a story.
Hongruilin 31-35, F 20 Responses 10 Jan 29, 2013