adverb see florid

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  • Floridly — Flor id*ly, adv. In a florid manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floridly — florid ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a red or flushed complexion. 2) elaborately or excessively ornate or intricate: florid prose. DERIVATIVES floridity noun floridly adverb floridness noun. ORIGIN Latin floridus, from flos flower …   English terms dictionary

  • floridly — adverb in a florid manner floridly figurative prose • Derived from adjective: ↑florid …   Useful english dictionary

  • floridly — See floridity. * * * …   Universalium

  • floridly — adverb In a florid manner …   Wiktionary

  • floridly — flor·id·ly …   English syllables

  • florid — adjective Etymology: Latin floridus blooming, flowery, from florēre Date: 1651 1. a. obsolete covered with flowers b. very flowery in style ; ornate < florid prose > < florid declamations >; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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