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florid
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a florid style
Definition
elaborate (with much decorative detail)
  • The screen was an old one of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
    Chapter 6 (13% in)
florid = elaborately ornamented
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2  —1 use as in:
florid color
Definition
a reddish color — (especially about someone's complexion or in various medical contexts)
  • Mr. Ashton was a florid, red-whiskered little man, whose...
    Chapter 8 (34% in)
florid = with a reddish complexion
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