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Florid

Highly ornate; extremely rich to the point of being overly decorated.

florid

Highly ornate; extremely rich to the point of overdecoration.
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Yet despite all the Mediterranean floridity, one of the salient features of this new terrain is its inclusivity: the opportunity it affords the old, unemployed, or those on low incomes, to take part in public life.
Opposing simplicity are verboseness, turgidity, bombast, complexity, abstruseness, floridity, and "too much ornament and pomp" (Blair, p.
This impulse, prizing clarity over floridity, characterized nonfiction prose in the late eighteenth century as well as Scottish Enlightenment programs of rhetorical education.