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See definition of orchid on Dictionary.com
  • as incompliment
  • as inpurple

synonyms for orchid

  • admiration
  • adulation
  • applause
  • blessing
  • commendation
  • courtesy
  • endorsement
  • homage
  • ovation
  • tribute
  • acclaim
  • acclamation
  • appreciation
  • approval
  • bouquet
  • cajolery
  • comp
  • confirmation
  • congratulations
  • encomium
  • eulogy
  • favor
  • felicitation
  • honor
  • laud
  • laurels
  • notice
  • panegyric
  • posy
  • regard
  • respects
  • sanction
  • sentiment
  • veneration
  • buttering up
  • good word
  • kudo
  • laudation
  • pat on the back
  • warm fuzzy

antonyms for orchid

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  • blame
  • censure
  • criticism
  • disapproval
  • disregard
  • silence
  • condemnation
  • disfavor
  • dislike
  • disrespect
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • opposition
  • refusal
  • veto
  • complaint
  • denunciation
  • insult
  • libel
  • slander
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    How to use orchid in a sentence

    More than 30 percent, or 112 species, of the total flora growing along the river, including orchids and legumes, are typically found in coastal lagoons or along shorelines, the researchers say.
    HOW THESE SEA-LOVING MANGROVES ENDED UP FAR FROM THE COASTTRISHLA OSTWALOCTOBER 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    Fluorescent lights are high output but don’t produce much heat, so they’re also good for plants like orchids, which can be very finicky.
    THE BEST GROW LIGHTS TO KEEP OUR PLANT FRIENDS HAPPY AND HEALTHYSARAH HORACZEKOCTOBER 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Structurally related to vanillin—the molecule in special orchid pods responsible for vanilla’s creamy, iconic flavor—capsaicin is a trickster.
    WHAT WOULD POSSESS SOMEONE TO EAT A CAROLINA REAPER PEPPER? THIS WRITER TRIED TO FIND OUT.LEIGH COWARTSEPTEMBER 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    To start with, the vanilla orchids only open one day a year, and they must be hand-pollinated because this particular flower has only one natural pollinator — the Melipona bee, which is native to Central America.
    EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT VANILLAJAMIE FELDMARJULY 22, 2021EATER
    The most commonly used vanilla orchid for culinary purposes is vanilla planifolia, native to Mexico, and grown across the Caribbean, northern South America, Central America, and Madagascar.
    EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT VANILLAJAMIE FELDMARJULY 22, 2021EATER
    Andy’s is good for mounted orchids, species orchids and miniatures, she says.
    ONLINE PLANT SELLERS ARE HAVING A MOMENT. HERE’S WHERE TO SHOP.LINDSEY ROBERTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The boys light Roman candles, shooting crimson and orchid and brass-flamed astonishers into the clouds.
    THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
    The Iris is to the garden what the Orchid is to the greenhouse.
    AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
    The Orchid family is certainly the most curious in the vegetable kingdom, as it is almost the most extensive, except the Grasses.
    THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
    This was not a sea-weed, but a lichen—probably the same from which the orchid purple of modern art is prepared.
    NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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