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used in White: The Great Pursuit

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of a thing:  having lots of decorative detail

of speech:  more complicated than necessary because of unusual words and phrases (fans might call it flowery or finely finished, but most would call it too complicated or showy)
  • No ornate desks or candlesticks here, just books, many more than Thomas had imagined.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • They entered through large double doors into an atrium, empty except for an ornately carved black desk and yet one more of the bronze statues of Teel eh.
    Chapter 13 (13% in)

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