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marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details

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From his closing and considered peroration about British characteristics I detach this quotation from Karel Capek: 'English cooking lacks a lightness and floweriness, joie de vivre, melodiousness and sinful voluptuousness.
In quatrains known to have been written by him, mysticism, complexity and floweriness are completely lacking.
Regardless of the researcher's methodology, even if he or she is a zealous pragmatist who cares little about literary floweriness, rhetoric is an inherent feature of the humanities.
Neat, a Brett beer with a saison floweriness, leans toward a saison.
Glendronach Traditional 12-year-old malt has sweet sherry notes, a heather floweriness and a faintly peat flavour which develops into a tobacco-like chewiness.
Matthew Paris of The Times once wrote: 'In the range of his vocabulary, agility of his logic and, the floweriness of his rhetoric, Mr Dewar is the Commons all-comers champ.
It is fermented at a low temperature, which gives it a clean malt flavor balanced by the characteristic floweriness of the Saaz hops," says importer Dan Shelton.
The writing style is devoid of unnecessary floweriness, leaving the reader free to fill in the details.