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adjective (WORDS)    /ˈflaʊ.ə.ri/ US  /ˈflaʊ.ɚ.i/ disapproving
If a speech or writing style is flowery, it uses too many complicated words or phrases in an attempt to sound skilful: a flowery description/speechLinguistic terms and linguistic style
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