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Word of the Day - Turgid


How to Pronounce Turgid
How to Pronounce Turgid

Turgid – t er jh ih d

Stiff, swollen or extended

The river was fast and turgid.




Definition adjective

swollen; distended; tumid.

inflated, overblown, or pompous; bombastic:


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Synonyms for turgid

bloated, distended, inflated, puffy, tumescent, tumid


Dictionary Entries near turgid

turfy, Turgenev, turgent, turgescence, turgescent, turgid, turgite, turgor, turgor pressure, Turgot, Turin


First recorded

1660–70; <Latin turgidus, equivalent to turg(ēre) to swell + -idus-id4


Word of the Day - Turgid
Word of the Day - Turgid


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