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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Turgid \Tur"gid\ (t[^u]r"j[i^]d), a. [L. turgidus, from turgere
   to swell.]
   1. 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.
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            A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid.
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   2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious;
      bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
      [1913 Webster] -- Tur"gid*ly, adv. -- Tur"gid*ness, n.
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