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 Meanings and Examples of FLORID
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florid
 a.  reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish father.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  As she had intended, Gerald was startled by the sound; then he recognized her, and a look both sheepish and defiant came over his florid face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  "'Tis the Tarleton ladies," he announced to his daughters, his florid face abeam, for excepting Ellen there was no lady in the County he liked more than the red-haired Mrs. Tarleton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  She knew that his elaborate gallantries and his florid speeches were all done with his tongue in his cheek.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  She looked into Gerald's putty-colored face and, for the first time in her life, she saw him unshaven, his once florid face covered with silvery bristles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  His words brought up Gerald's florid face and bellowing voice so clearly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  The only habitable structures to be seen were the florid red-brick Catholic church and rectory at the end of Main Street.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  He was a smooth and florid personage, elegantly dressed, and he spoke their language freely, which gave him a great advantage in dealing with them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
9  "Tommy" Hinds, as he was known to his intimates, was a squat little man, with broad shoulders and a florid face, decorated with gray side whiskers.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
10  The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and she thought of some mothers she knew who could not get their daughters off their hands.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE BOARDING HOUSE
11  The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
12  Mr. Hubbard was a florid, red-whiskered little man, whose admiration for art was considerably tempered by the inveterate impecuniosity of most of the artists who dealt with him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
13  In all probability the murderer had a florid face, and the finger-nails of his right hand were remarkably long.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
14  The solitary exception was the New Church; a stuccoed edifice with a square steeple over the door, terminating in four short pinnacles like florid wooden legs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
15  Their style is clear, masculine, and smooth, but not florid; for they avoid nothing more than multiplying unnecessary words, or using various expressions.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
Example Sentence:
1  If you go to beach and get a sunburn, your complexion will look florid.