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    florid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word florid

    (adj) elaborately or excessively ornamented
    Synonyms : aureate , flamboyant
    Example Sentence
    • flamboyant handwriting
    • the senator's florid speech
    (adj) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
    Synonyms : rubicund , ruddy , sanguine
    Example Sentence
    • a ruddy complexion
    • Santa's rubicund cheeks
    • a fresh and sanguine complexion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for florid

flo(wer) + rid(red)sounds like a flower that is in a red color.. Also, florid ~ flowery (french)

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florid sounds like florida. So u see beautiful beaches, with beautiful girls taking sunbath. There skin becomes reddish. So florid means reddish.

Florida is tropically ornate, and The Florida flag has a big RED "X".

Similar to flora or flowery.

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