Q: What's your favorite word?
A: My favorite word is the one that hovers on the tip of your tongue, or floats just at the edge of your brain. It is the word that perfectly captures the exact thing you want to communicate in that particular moment. There is nothing better than the feeling you get when that elusive world finally fully materializes in your mind.Sara McNamara (Oxford journals editorial assistant), in online interview, Oxford University Press blog, May 16, 2015.
I don't think I ever thought about having a favorite word, but Ms. McNamara sure nailed this question.