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verdant

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Definition green with a lot of healthy plant life
  • She is known for her verdant landscape paintings.
verdant = green with a lot of healthy plant life
  • We visited an idyllic, verdant town outside of Paris.
  • There were soft ferns, deep green grasses, and tall shady evergreens, a scene of verdant, lush mountain growth.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • verdant = green with a lot of healthy plant life
  • It is a time to revel in the eternal sea and the warm rains that soothe us, as well as the verdant land that surrounds and keeps us.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • verdant = green with a lot of healthy plant life
  • Beyond a range of verdant mountains he sees the snow-covered Pico de Orizaba, the highest summit in Mexico.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique's Journey
  • verdant = green with a lot of healthy plant life
  • The carpet stretched from one end of the hall to the other, clean and eternally verdant except for a faint, irregular dark stain before my door as if somebody had by accident spilled a glass of water there, but dabbed it dry again.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • verdant = green
  • He entered by the Faubourg St. Jacques, under verdant arches.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • In the distance, they could just make out the silhouette of Avalon, soft and verdant in the light of dusk.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • They stop by the old British cemetery, or take a taxi up a mountain peak for a view of the verdant, fog-shrouded valley below.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • 'My dear Mr Clennam,' returned Ferdinand, laughing, 'have you really such a verdant hope?
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • As soon as the first hint of light appeared in the east, Eragon and Saphira continued on their way, soaring high above the verdant plains.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • The gateway to the industrial heartland of Southern China runs up through the wide, verdant swath of the Pearl River Delta.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • It is verree verdant and painted meads.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Resuming our journey, we arrived at a charming valley, verdant, fruitful, and shaded by clumps of graceful trees.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • Shouts and cries sounded from the field, whose verdant grass was churned into crimson mud.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • But I can now no more; the parting sun Beyond the Earth's green Cape and verdant Isles Hesperian sets, my signal to depart.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • A verdant, treacherous lawn, in which mosquitoes bred and fish were fat but inaccessible.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Topsoil was transported from the verdant south, to give it the growth that fleshed over this bony structure.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Thither needs must fall all that which in the lap of Benaco cannot stay, and it becomes a river down through the verdant pastures.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante's Inferno
  • Above them, the sun dipped behind another cloud, deepening the verdant world around them.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me

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