Thesaurus / tumid
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As to Vatinius, who had tumours in his neck, and was on one occasion pleading a cause, Cicero called him a tumid orator.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
In endeavouring to disengage it, the animal bit him by the lip, which became instantly tumid.
For the relief of the tumid, spongy condition of the gums, astringent and antiseptic mouth washes are to be employed.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Valve linear, capitate at each end and tumid in the middle; stri distinctly punctate; pseudoraphe indistinct, or not apparent.
Frustule hyaline, rectangular, slightly tumid in the middle, with rounded angles.
Frustule slightly attenuated at the ends, truncate, somewhat tumid in the middle and flexed.
Valve as in affinis, but with tumid and excised ventral margin; a punctum is found on the ventral side (not shown in the figure).
From the days of Horace downwards it has been permitted to actors and orators to pass rapidly from the comic to the tumid strain.
POLITICAL AND LITERARY ESSAYS, 1908-1913EVELYN BARING
The term is applied more particularly to the tumid part in the hinge of bivalve shells on which the ligament is fixed.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
It becomes grander, sometimes wilder, sometimes more swelling, even tumid.
SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDYA. C. BRADLEY
WORDS RELATED TO TUMID
- full to the gills
- packed like sardines
- to the roof
- up to the hilt
- up to the rafters
- puffed up
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