floridness


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Eitan Karol says that 'as Whitman had stripped poetry of its floridness, so too did Holden with this facade, until all that is left is a utilitarian building, whose beauty comes from good proportions and a subtlety of planes'.
Christensen's main concern, however, was whether he was judging the degree of Sam's floridness correctly at any given moment.
If a writer is aware of and guards against floridness, it is perhaps one of the easiest flaws to eradicate in report writing.