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tur·gid / ˈtərjid/ • adj. swollen and distended or congested: a turgid and fast-moving river. ∎  (of language or style) tediously pompous or bombastic: some turgid verses on the death of Prince Albert. DERIVATIVES: tur·gid·i·ty / tərˈjiditē/ n. tur·gid·ly adv.

turgid

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turgid swollen, distended XVII; of inflated style XVIII, — L. turgidus, f. turgēre swell; see -ID1.
So turgescence XVII,-escent XVIII.

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turgid (ter-jid) adj. swollen and congested, especially with blood.

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