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Mice infected with dengue or Zika viruses — and people infected with dengue — emit a flowery, orange-smelling chemical that tempts hungry mosquitoes, researchers report June 30 in Cell.

This explains the crumpled look of his beautiful red velvet suit paired with cowboy boots and a flowery style shirt.

The Daily Pic: Becca Albee imagines a world of flowery front pages.

Instead of just lecturing everyone in his vague flowery language, he should put some specific proposals on the table.

Literally and figuratively, their lives seemed to wander through flowery pleasure-paths.

They wound through the flowery labyrinth whose mazes were her care and delight.

The Arab bowed low before the bishop and Bouillon, and muttered some flowery compliments in his own tongue.

She was a tiny thing, in a marvellous frock and a flowery hat and a silver girdle and chatelaine.

None of your vales, nor your dews and your roses—and your flowery fields, and your myrtle groves.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flowery, such as: aureate, baroque, bombastic, declamatory, diffuse, and embellished.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.