flowery


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marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details

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Almost as flushed as she had been in my dream, she leaned over the edge of the bank and began to demolish our flowery pagoda.
The walls, painted in fresco, represented a flowery trellis.
And with the droop Of her flowery plumes in disarray, she floats Light through the hall.
It was a letter to her from a medical student or someone of that sort--a very high-flown and flowery, but extremely respectful, love-letter.
You are not wont to let the ewes go before you, but lead the mob with a run whether to flowery mead or bubbling fountain, and are the first to come home again at night; but now you lag last of all.
The rough floor was spread with deep green moss, and over wall and roof grew flowery vines, filling the air with their sweet breath; while above played the clear, soft light, casting rosy shadows on the glittering drops that lay among the fragrant leaves; and beneath the vines stood Violet, casting crumbs to the downy little moles who ran fearlessly about and listened as she sang to them.
Nay, I am not angry, my beloved; I am only vexed to think that I should have written to you in such stupid, flowery phraseology.
dear Du Vallon, does one forget the happiest days of flowery youth, one's dearest friends, the dangers we have dared together?
Where this green and flowery splendor terminated, the shaft of the Maypole was stained with the seven brilliant hues of the banner at its top.
The children were now accustomed to assemble round Grandfather's chair at all their unoccupied moments; and often it was a striking picture to behold the white-headed old sire, with this flowery wreath of young people around him.
He then began a race to that part of the flowery plain where her three brothers were, and where they had just caught their splendid butterfly.
In that leafy, flowery, bushy time, to look for any one in this garden was like playing at "hide-and-seek.
A jolly-looking, fat little man, in a flowery dressing-gown, with a large book under each arm, came trotting in at the other end of the room, and was going straight across without taking any notice of the children.
And those that held Phylace and the flowery meadows of Pyrasus, sanctuary of Ceres; Iton, the mother of sheep; Antrum upon the sea, and Pteleum that lies upon the grass lands.
The princess was then allowing the eyes she turned from the young nobles to wander over the green and flowery turf of the park, when she perceived Parry and D'Artagnan at a distance.