Adjective(1) elaborately or excessively ornamented(2) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
(1) Ritter's one work has harmonic richness and operatic swagger in its florid vocal writing.(2) The present case was a diagnostic challenge because the dominant feature of the lesion was florid giant cell proliferation.(3) Reynolds painted his florid , bald, ruddy countenance many times, and for decades less distinguished portraits swung outside countless taverns.(4) His features and florid complexion are all too familiar to readers of The Sunday Times, where he provides the savoury delights in the restaurant pages of Style magazine.(5) Expressing ourselves in quite such florid language about what we are is why fingers are pointed at us.(6) There is a hole at the core of his personality, and his florid prose and arid intellectualism has, for too long, prevented us from admitting it.(7) We can toothcomb the statistics, scowl over the double counting, curl a lip at florid rhetoric.(8) The ceremony was as elaborate as ever, and the certificate looked as florid as before; but some things had changed in Curacao in three years: rumors of autonomy and even independence were in the air.(9) Matthews was inspired by Geoffrey Hill's poem sequence on the subject, Funeral music, which Hill himself described as ├ö├ç├┐a florid grim music broken by grunts and shrieks├ö├ç├û.(10) He was a rotund, florid , bad-tempered, red-haired man who would shout orders.(11) In florid language, the article describes his ├ö├ç├┐flamboyant├ö├ç├û mood and attendance at lap-dancing clubs and expensive restaurants.(12) Added to this influence was the deep impression made upon his mind by the florid sumptuousness of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, whose works he had an opportunity of studying in Venice before he returned to Paris in 1761.(13) They play works from the baroque and classical periods on original instruments, and present some of the world's finest singers of florid music when they work in opera.(14) State buildings neighbour the florid works of nineteenth-century Russian and Viennese architects.(15) In an age when the life of the spirit is besieged by the excesses of a florid globalism, claimants to sole proprietorship of truth have never been more numerous.(16) It is sad to hear the veteran struggling with Rossini's florid music as the titular Turk, and both buffo baritones are, frankly, provincial.
(1) florid :: blomstrende
1. ruddy ::
2. ornate ::
3. flowery ::
4. flamboyant ::
5. sanguine ::
1. austere ::
2. plain ::
3. severe ::
4. stark ::
florid, floridan, floridian, floridians, floridly, floridness
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