florid

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From French floride (flourishing), from Latin floridus (flowery, blooming)

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florid (comparative more florid, superlative most florid)

  1. Having a rosy or pale red colour; ruddy.
  2. Elaborately ornate; flowery.
  3. (of a disorder, especially mental) In a blatant, vivid, or highly disorganized state.
    florid psychosis

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