turgid
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɜːdʒɪd/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtɝdʒɪd/
Adjective

turgid

  1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.
    Synonyms: bloated, distended, inflated, swelled, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgescent
    I have a turgid limb.
  2. (of language or style) Overly complex and difficult to understand; grandiloquent; bombastic.
    Synonyms: bombastic, grandiose, pompous
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