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florid
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florid
Used in
Main Street
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  • The only habitable structures to be seen were the florid red-brick Catholic church and rectory at the end of Main Street.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She asserted, "This silly lobby is too florid," and simultaneously she admired it: the onyx columns with gilt capitals, the crown-embroidered velvet curtains at the restaurant door, the silk-roped alcove where pretty girls perpetually waited for mysterious men, the two-pound boxes of candy and the variety of magazines at the news-stand.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a florid style
as in: florid color
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