Monday, February 14, 2011

florid

florid [ FLAWR-id, FLOR- ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. ornate; flowery
2. ruddy; having a rosy blush
3. (archaic) healthy
3. (obsolete) covered with or abounding in flowers
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His stout physique, florid complexion and benign disposition bespoke of an inner contentment rarely seen these days.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The knob is a dome of bald rock and florid rhododendrons crowning Roan Mountain that thrusts into the blue Tennessee sky like a giant granite egg.