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florid
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as in: florid color Define
a reddish color -- (especially about someone's complexion or in various medical contexts)
  • She stood up and surveyed herself in the pier-glass. The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and...

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  • Symptoms include loss of concentration and a florid face.
  • Outside this building a florid-faced officer formed us into a double column and marched us across a broad parade ground.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place

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as in: a florid style Define
elaborate (with much decorative detail)
as in: florid color Define
a reddish color -- (especially about someone's complexion or in various medical contexts)
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