floridly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
News & Articles
- 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...