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Multiple Meanings
florid — as in:  a florid style

He welcomed them with a florid bow and greeting.
elaborate (with much decorative detail)
florid — as in:  florid color

Symptoms include loss of concentration and a florid face.
a reddish color — (especially about someone’s complexion or in various medical contexts)

In historical writing, florid can also refer to flowers—as when something is covered with flowers.
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