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aureate

(of a style of writing or speaking) excessively elaborate or ornate; florid
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1412-20), a voluminous poetic retelling of the story of the Fall of Troy by John Lydgate, famous--or infamous--for his "aureate" style.
A figure previously associated almost exclusively with a single discursive mode (aureate, syntactically obtuse, didactic, dull) steps forth from the pages of Sponsler's book an innovator capable of bringing together multiple forms, and even multiple audiences, within the compass of a single, brief poem that might be seen or heard or read, performed in the streets or hung on a wall or ingested as dessert.
Restating the mundane in an aureate phrase imbues it with a significance the reader is invited to assume.
SOUTHWELL: GAZETTE BET: 5.05 Aureate. NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.35 Steele Ranger, 3.05 Keep It Dark, 3.35 Tight Knit, 4.05 Scarborough, 4.35 Hannahs Turn.
Duncan uses aureate diction masterfully, and the chanson d'aventure frequently appears.
The grid paintings, which were made between 1965 and 1980 and resemble teeming, aureate Tetris boards, continue in this vein.
Aureate (2.25) is taken to land the 2m 5f handicap hurdle for trainer Brian Forsey.
99-103) Bradshaw writes in a more self-consciously literary style than the other writers discussed so far, beginning in aureate style with a discussion of the unsteadfastness of the world and including references to specific "auctours ...
324), corrupted by none less than Chaucer, Gower and Lydgate in their aureate diction accessible only to a limited, highly literate audience.
Racing Post Ratings Steve Mason Aureate (1.40 Hereford) Yet to win a race over hurdles but seems to reserve his best efforts for this track and can race off a mark some 17lb lower than when a fair fifth in a similar contest over course and distance in March.
See, I have poured o'er plain and hill Gold open-handed, wealth that will Win children's smiles --Autumnal glories, glowing leaves, And aureate flowers, and warmth of sheaves, 'Mid weary pastoral miles.
TODAY'S SARABAND SELECTIONS HEREFORD: 1.30 Cash Injection, 2.00 Aureate, 2.30 Ikorodu Road, 3.00 Seedless, 3.30 Get Home Now, 4.00 Daneva, 4.30 Cevaro.