Sentence Examples


  • Frankly, when you cut through all the flowery words, he was a first-class con man—a rascal.
  • He always knew what to say to make people feel better – only now he couldn't talk, and even if he could, he might not be capable of the flowery words.
  • He was quite the man with flowery statements, but did they mean anything?
  • He was frighteningly nervous, but in Dean's mind his sincerity buried the flowery words of the Philadelphia insurance executive.
  • He made no attempt at a critical examination of historical traditions, and wrote in a flowery and often bombastic style, but in spite of this drawback, Mirkhond's Rauzat remains one of the most marvellous achievements in literature.

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