floridly floridly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a florid manner

Usage(s):

  1. His floridly written catalog pulled in a cult following--and $75 million a year in sales--by hawking evocative clothing, furniture and collectibles to upscale shoppers.
  2. Like Douglas Southall Freeman's more floridly written Lee's Lieutenants, Lincoln Finds a General is essentially a study in command.
  3. More successful than the rather floridly filmed drama and melodrama of these three is the comedy of two other episodes.

News

  • Oregon no longer needs to fret Rose Bowl

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- If you wanted to floridly imagine a cosmic wrath exacted on Oregon on Saturday by the slighted Rose Bowl in Arizona's 42-16 whipping of the Ducks, you would note that the Wildcats were clad head-to-toe in rosy red while they posted their first win over a top-five team since 2007. It would be ridiculous, of course, to further belabor De'Anthony Thomas' and Josh Huff's ...
    on November 24, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  • ...office in his great 1972 book All Creatures Great and Small: "Some of the bottles on the shelves fell short of the ethical standards I had learned in college. Like the one labeled 'colic drench' and featuring a floridly drawn picture of a...
    on Aug 3, 2004 By: James Herriot Source: Newsweek

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