floridly : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • r  in a florid manner
    floridly figurative prose

  • 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.
  • Like Douglas Southall Freeman's more floridly written Lee's Lieutenants, Lincoln Finds a General is essentially a study in command.
  • Instead, most begin by floridly invoking the help of what at least one refers to as "the Great Legislator of the Universe.
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  • 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 ...
    Nov. 24, 2013 - ESPN Blogs

  • James Herriot in Newsweek
    ...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...

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