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turgid (adj.)

1610s, from Latin turgidus "swollen, inflated, distended," from turgere "to swell," of unknown origin. Figurative use in reference to prose is from 1725. Related: Turgidly; turgidness.

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Definitions of turgid

turgid (adj.)
ostentatiously lofty in style;
turgid (adj.)
abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
Synonyms: puffy / intumescent / tumescent / tumid
From wordnet.princeton.edu