verdant
[ vur-dnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
late 16th century; Latin; perhaps from Old French verdeant, present participle of verdoier "be green," based on the Latin viridis "green"
Synonyms
    1.
  • green
    2.
  • flourishing leafy lush grassy
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • dying wasting
Definition
1. of the color green
2. green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass
Examples
1. A) It's remarkably hard to keep your lawn verdant and vibrant during droughts. B) She could see the forest like a verdant beacon from the highway.
2. A) Strolling through the verdant gardens always brought him a sense of wanderlust. B) The walls had become verdant with ivy, much to the pride of the groundskeeper.
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