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florid
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
elaborate (with much decorative detail)
  • One Sunday night, lost in fruity metaphors and florid diction, Judge Taylor's attention was wrenched from the page by an irritating scratching noise.
    p. 333.2
florid = elaborate

(editor's note:  Historically, florid is associated with flowers and a synonyms could include flowery in the sense of being showy or very decorative. Those who appreciate word choice, might enjoy thinking of this sentence as referencing "fruity metaphors and flowery diction.")
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