What Makes a Memorable Word?

Words are tools of the trade for a writer and editor. How a sentence is constructed, how well the modifiers convey meaning, how an analogy captures the spirit of a character, or explains a complicated concept can make it easy or difficult for the reader to understand the document of interest. Over the years of reading novels and writing both for personal and professional reasons, I have developed a fondness for particular words. Below I highlight a few of the words most memorable to me.
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