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1. turgid

adjective. ['ˈtɝːdʒɪd'] abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas.

Synonyms

  • unhealthy
  • tumescent
  • tumid
  • intumescent

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • nonpregnant
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • turgidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Turgid

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Example sentences of the word turgid


1. Adjective
The challenge is to follow a rigid structure without making your writing turgid and dull.

2. turgid

adjective. ['ˈtɝːdʒɪd'] ostentatiously lofty in style.

Synonyms

  • large
  • tumid
  • declamatory
  • rhetorical
  • orotund

Antonyms

  • ungenerous
  • insignificant
  • noncomprehensive
  • soft

Etymology

  • turgidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)
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