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- Their style is clear, masculine, and smooth, but not florid; for they avoid nothing more than multiplying unnecessary words, or using various expressions.Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (80% in)
florid = elaborate (with much decorative detail)
There are no more uses of "florid" in Gulliver's Travels.
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