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florid
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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as in: a florid style Define
elaborate (with much decorative detail)
  • Even on Sunday, when it veiled its more florid charms and lay comparatively empty of passage, the street shone out in contrast to its dingy neighbourhood, like a fire in a forest; and with its freshly painted shutters, well-polished brasses, and general cleanliness and gaiety of note, instantly caught and pleased the eye of the passenger.

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  • He welcomed them with a florid bow and greeting.
  • The hall is decorated with florid banners, carvings, and artwork.

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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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