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flor·id

(flōr'id),
1. Of a bright red color; denoting certain cutaneous lesions.
2. Fully developed.
[L. floridus, flowery]

florid

/flor·id/ (flor´id)
1. in full bloom; occurring in fully developed form.
2. having a bright red color.

florid

[flôr′id]
Etymology: L, floridus, flowery
in human skin complexion or wound appearance, a bright red color.

florid

adjective
(1) Exuberant; abundant, well-developed, as in a florid tissue response (e.g., to inflammation).
(2) A rarely used term for brightly coloured, reddish; erythematous.

flor·id

(flōr'id)
1. Of a bright red color; denoting certain cutaneous lesions.
2. Fully developed.
[L. floridus, flowery]

florid

Flushed, of ruddy complexion, rosy.
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Writer George Gilder put the point more floridly in Wealth and Poverty (New York: Basic, 1981): "It is no more sensible to begrudge the entrepreneur his profits--or ascribe them to overweening avarice--than to begrudge the writer or professor his free time and access to libraries and research aides, or the scientist his laboratory and assistants, or the doctor his power to prescribe medicines and perform surgery.
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A chronically schizophrenic criminal defendant who is floridly delusional, and whose speech is so garbled it is difficult to understand, insists nonetheless that he would rather be tried for trespassing or criminal mischief than be labeled insane and re-hospitalized.
A second factor that may have resulted in both underreporting and undermedication of hallucinations suggested itself to us as we supported the care of this aggregate: There was and continues to be some hesitancy or disinclination to treat "quiet" or nondisruptive delirium, even when patients were floridly hallucinating, as well as a free-floating discomfort using haloperidol in this population.
But, the doctor added: "At that time Nigel was floridly psychotic.
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Kovel set out to discover "why this nation, of all the capitalist powers the least threatened by Communism, has been the most floridly anticommunist.
Isn't it sad when, at the Academy Awards - the annual event that celebrates the highest achievement the film industry is capable of - the best we can come up with is movies that are so floridly, strangely whacked out?
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David Trudgen, as Orlando, was the more elaborate of the two, showing some freedom in shaping his lines, especially in the mad scenes, and ornamenting somewhat more floridly.
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