- 1Having a red or flushed complexion: a stout man with a florid faceMás ejemplos en oraciones
- He was a great big fellow with a florid complexion and blue eyes, and was utterly devoid of fear, nothing that came in his direction being too hot for him to handle.
- His features and florid complexion are all too familiar to readers of The Sunday Times, where he provides the savoury delights in the restaurant pages of Style magazine.
- Think of high blood pressure - or hypertension as doctors call it - and you probably think headaches, dizzy spells and a florid complexion.
- 2Elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated: florid operatic-style music was outMás ejemplos en oraciones
- In an age when the life of the spirit is besieged by the excesses of a florid globalism, claimants to sole proprietorship of truth have never been more numerous.
- It is sad to hear the veteran struggling with Rossini's florid music as the titular Turk, and both buffo baritones are, frankly, provincial.
- Her gestures, however, can seem too mannered, even by the florid standards of Baroque song recitals.
- 2.1(Of language) using unusual words or complicated rhetorical constructions: the florid prose of the nineteenth centuryMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Expressing ourselves in quite such florid language about what we are is why fingers are pointed at us.
- That was probably a reaction to the florid language Rothwell used - and an initial response to the content.
- Some judges and magistrates tend to clothe their remarks in florid language which is likely to appeal to reporters.
- 3 Medicine (Of a disease or its manifestations) occurring in a fully developed form: florid symptoms of psychiatric disorderMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Or they may come with, or deteriorate by rapidly developing, florid pneumonia or septicaemia with multi-organ failure and die in spite of the usual treatments.
- To our knowledge, this is the first reported case in which florid parvovirus infection and subsequent recovery was documented by sequential bone marrow examination.
- These were associated with florid acute inflammation, including microabscesses, an indication of the acute nature and severity of the process.
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- The lost art of well-jumping, an odyssey with the best mango in India as its objective, a Corbett-inspired episode starring a man-eating tiger - these could be seen either as images natural to the story, or as floridly exotic elements.
- The film doesn't stint in showing us the results of these dark deeds; while the imagery isn't floridly splattery it doesn't mask things in shadows either.
- The young man, floridly mad, believed that he had been cheated by his family of an inheritance that would have made him extremely rich.
mid 17th century: from Latin floridus, from flos, flor- 'flower'.