I have read books where I can literally feel, taste, and see the story. I watch as the scene plays out before me and I barely register I am reading. That is the power of words.
I have a pastime (OK, when I'm bored, procrastinating...you know) where I write down my favorite words like "Puerile" or "Malicious"; to me those are delicious words. I used to have a friend that would send me emails and all we would do would list words we enjoyed.
So, share with me some of your favorite words and to make it more interesting tell me your favorite color word or words.
Here are a few of mine: