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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERDANT

At length they rose from the verdant green, and chased each other in mock pursuit.

Suddenly the whole face of it was adorned with a verdant, undulating robe.

Nature in one of her wildest moments, verdant and profound, was revealed.

One must be eager, verdant, to write happily the story of travel.

The 'Verdant Wanderers of Wyoming;' that is precisely what we shall be.

But the travelers were undeceived when they came to the edge of this verdant plain.

How did this verdant disease spread from one continent to another?

Near the village there was a smooth, verdant, beautiful prairie, richly carpeted with the velvet green of early spring.

The smooth and verdant expanse, extending to the horizon, was dotted with groves, presenting a landscape of enchanting loveliness.

The earth is no longer level, but treeless and verdant as ever.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "green," from Middle French virdeant "becoming green," present participle of Old French verdeiier "become green," from Vulgar Latin *viridiare "grow green, make green," from Latin viridis "green" (see verdure). Related: Verdantly.

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