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1. Green with vegetation; covered with green growth.
2. Green in hue.
3. Lacking experience or sophistication; naive.

[French verdoyant, from Old French, present participle of verdoyer, to become green, from Vulgar Latin *viridiāre, from Latin viridis.]

ver′dan·cy n.
ver′dant·ly adv.
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47 million, spans about two-thirds of an acre of verdantly manicured grounds anchored by an almost 8,500-square-foot Spanish mansion with six bedrooms and six bathrooms, plus a self-contained two-bedroom/one-bath guesthouse atop a detached three-car garage.
Instead, he looks at the Holocaust's traces in the present, interviewing survivors, witnesses and authorities, and returning to death camps now verdantly overgrown and perversely picturesque.
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Mountain laurel, Prince's pine, partridge berry and wintergreen leaves never stop verdantly carpeting our forest floor.