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florid
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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unspecified meaning
  • The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
  • 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.

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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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