One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the baroque exuberance of his printed silk shirts’
ornate, fancy, very elaborate, over-elaborate, curlicued, extravagant, rococo, fussy, busy, ostentatious, showy, wedding-cake, gingerbread
2‘a baroque prose style’
flowery, florid, flamboyant, high-flown, high-sounding, magniloquent, grandiloquent, orotund, rhetorical, oratorical, bombastic, laboured, strained, overwrought, overblown, overripe, overdone, convoluted, turgid, inflated
informal highfalutin, purple
rare tumid, pleonastic, euphuistic, aureate, Ossianic, fustian, hyperventilated
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