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florid
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a reddish color — (especially about someone's complexion or in various medical contexts)
  • I had expected that Mr. Gatsby would be a florid and corpulent person in his middle years.
    p. 48.9
florid = having a reddish complexion
  • I remember the portrait of him up in Gatsby's bedroom, a gray, florid man with a hard, empty face — the pioneer debauchee, who during one phase of American life brought back to the Eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon.
    p. 100.7
florid = having a reddish complexion
There are no more uses of "florid" in The Great Gatsby.

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