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turgid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turgid

(adj) ostentatiously lofty in style
Synonyms : bombastic , declamatory , large , orotund , tumid
Example Sentence
  • a man given to large talk
  • tumid political prose

(adj) abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
Synonyms : intumescent , puffy , tumescent , tumid
Example Sentence
  • hungry children with bloated stomachs
  • he had a grossly distended stomach
  • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
  • swollen hands
  • tumescent tissue
  • puffy tumid flesh

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for turgid

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by Marise

People always tell tragedies by overblowing them
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by ksameer_coep

TURGID= (TURBID and TURGID river). If there is extreme turbidity in the river, then the river must a turgid river(swollen),because it washes away the mud from the bank.
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by smsayem127

Tu(you) r(are) gid (gas+solid=gid) If you are all gas and solid about yourself, the you are POMPOUS
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by tanay

can be read as To+Get+rid of MUD = muddy
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by jahnavi89

Turgid can be thought of opposite of RIGID..i.e.. can be SWOLLEN or DISTENDED
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by Keerti Sekhar Sahoo

'tumid" "turgid" sounds like tumor...which means over blown
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

Iceberg(Turg) + in(i) + dialogue(d):- means using bombastic words in speech
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by vocabIsFun

Turgid and Tumid are synonyms which also rhyme.
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by anshulnirvana

TUR(swim)+ID - on ED's day I dont want to swim in water because it is very TURGID
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by userdce

the sea water is turgid.
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by krish007

it's boring as turd
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by ok_2pro

turgid - giddy with gas or tummy
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by shalnew

turgid - adj form of turgor which means vigor and energy - and when used too much it becomes turgid opposite to flaccid
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by shalnew

Associate the G in turgid to Gross (swollen)
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by Mike JN

Sound similar to turn+gas= I'm bloated and I need to turn gas
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by Walkingdictionary

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by Walkingdictionary

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