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florid
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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florid
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Hubbard was a florid, red-whiskered little man, whose admiration for art was considerably tempered by the inveterate impecuniosity of most of the artists who dealt with him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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