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Turgescent vs. Turgid

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Turgescentadjective

Becoming turgid or swollen.

Turgidadjective

Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.

‘I have a turgid limb.’;

Turgescentadjective

Becoming turgid or inflated; swelling; growing big.

Turgidadjective

(of language or style) Overly complex and difficult to understand; grandiloquent; bombastic.

Turgidadjective

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.

‘A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid.’;

Turgidadjective

Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.

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Turgidadjective

ostentatiously lofty in style;

‘a man given to large talk’; ‘tumid political prose’;

Turgidadjective

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’;

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