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Correct spelling:
turgid
Definition:
Swollen; pompous.
Turgidity.
Other synonyms:
tumescent, large, puffed, tumid, bombastic, unhealthy, rhetorical, distended, swollen, puffy, orotund, declamatory, bloated.
Examples of usage:
  1. Though its brilliant walls are white, they are not so because they hold thin water or turgid milk or yet vacancy. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  2. Kurt fell back in his chair and stared at the turgid, bulging forehead and hard eyes before him. - "The Desert of Wheat", Zane Grey.
  3. When, however, we place the shrivelled flower in water, the contracted protoplasm swells up again and refills the cells, which become turgid, and the flower revives. - "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.

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