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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Showy, ostentatious.

Usage examples (22)
  • It was one of those brilliant orchidaceous days on the North Shore of Oahu, under the towering palms.
  • The following details all refer to flowers in which the number of stamens in orchidaceous plants was increased beyond what is necessary.
  • THE DAY THEY ARRIVED in New York, they had aimed the Airstream directly for Seventy-third and Broadway, where a one-bedroom apartment awaited them in the orchidaceous...
  • If it is such an orchidaceous rarity as the world of worshippers would have us believe, then we know it must be the parasitic equivalent of our existence feeding upon... for more
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