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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. ostentatiously lofty in style;
- Example: "a man given to large talk"
- Example: "tumid political prose"
[syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid]

2. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
- Example: "hungry children with bloated stomachs"
- Example: "he had a grossly distended stomach"
- Example: "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
- Example: "swollen hands"
- Example: "tumescent tissue"
- Example: "puffy tumid flesh"
[syn: puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Turgid \Tur"gid\ (t[^u]r"j[i^]d), a. [L. turgidus, from turgere to swell.] 1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit. [1913 Webster] A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking. [1913 Webster] -- Tur"gid*ly, adv. -- Tur"gid*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

turgid adj 1: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose" [syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid] 2: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh" [syn: puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "turgid": Latinate, aureate, awkward, bellied, bloated, blown up, bombastic, bug-eyed, bulged, cramped, cumbrous, dilated, distended, dropsical, edematous, elephantine, enchymatous, euphuistic, exophthalmic, fat, flatulent, flowery, forced, formal, fustian, gassy, goggle, goggled, grandiloquent, guinde, halting, heavy, incrassate, inflated, inkhorn, labored, leaden, lumbering, magniloquent, mouthy, overblown, plethoric, pompous, ponderous, pontifical, popeyed, pouched, puffed up, puffy, pursy, self-important, sesquipedalian, solemn, stiff, stilted, stuffy, swelled, swelling, swollen, tumescent, tumid, tumorous, turgescent, unwieldy, ventose, ventricose, windy