Color, light and opaque

florid
(adj)
FLOR-id
Meaning

1. ruddy; reddish

1st Sample Sentence

1. People with florid complexions tend to blush easily.

2nd Meaning

2. flowery; ornate

2nd Sample Sentence

2. He writes in a florid style characterized by complex syntax and the frequent use of long, unusual words.

Root

flos floris (flower) (Latin)

Antonyms

pallid, sallow

Mnemonics

florid sounds like florida. So u see beautiful beaches, with beautiful girls taking sunbath. There skin becomes reddish. So florid means reddish. flo (wer) + rid (red)sounds like a flower that is in a red color. Also, florid ~ flowery (french)

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