Decadent Words by H.P. Lovecraft

A list of H.P. Lovecraft’s favourite words. Found on Cthulhu Chick‘s blog. The complete list is on her blog, I edited some out in favour of those that interest me more.

  • Abnormal
  • Accursed
  • Antediluvian
  • Antiqu (e/arian)
  • Blasphem (y/ous)
  • Charnel
  • Cyclopean
  • Decadent
  • Effulgence
  • Foetid
  • Gambrel
  • Gibbous
  • Hideous
  • Immemorial
  • Indescribable
  • Iridescence
  • Loath (ing/some)
  • Nameless
  • Noisome
  • Shunned
  • Stench
  • Stygian
  • Swarthy
  • Unutterable
  • Unnamable
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