Origin of florid
SYNONYMS FOR florid
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There are Halo novels, miniseries, and reams of florid fan-fiction.David Fincher and Conan O’Brien: Halo 4’s Secret Weapons|Alex Klein|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The florid brushwork of a Constable gets hypertrophied in Freud, into a kind of gross exaggeration of what unleashed paint can do.
He lacks the magisterial tone of Colm Tóibín or the florid and fertile imagination of Patrick McCabe.
A line of railings, covered with ironwork of a florid and intricate pattern, but greatly decayed, shut it off from the roadway.The Blue Pavilions|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I have met scores who look as florid and rosy as any British squire who has never left his paternal beef and acres.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
The florid style is a mixture of affectation and common-place.Hazlitt on English Literature|Jacob Zeitlin
In 45 and 90 Murphy quotes passages from Akenside with great approval, including one that is later parodied by Florid.The Englishman from Paris|Arthur Murphy
At sight of the three visitors, Urim's florid countenance lighted up with pleasure; and half-rising, he called to them.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne