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florid
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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florid
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE I had called upon my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, one day in the autumn of last year and found him in deep conversation with a very stout, florid-faced, elderly gentleman with fiery red hair.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a florid style
as in: florid color
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