HyperDic: turgid

English > 2 senses of the word turgid:
ADJECTIVEallturgid, bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumidostentatiously lofty in style
allturgid, puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumidabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
turgid > pronunciation
Soundster'jhihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > turgid: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningostentatiously lofty in style.
Synonymsbombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid
BroaderrhetoricalGiven to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
Spanishbombástico, declamatorio, enfático, hinchado
Catalandeclamatori, emfàtic, inflat
Nounsturgidity, turgidnesspompously embellished language
Adverbsturgidlyin a turgid manner
English > turgid: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas.
Synonymspuffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid
Broaderunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Spanishdistendido, hinchado, inflado, tumescente, túmido
Catalandistès, inflat, tumescent, túmid

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