Thesaurus / turgid
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Accordingly, the Crown has dwindled away in proportion to the unnatural and turgid growth of this excrescence on the Court.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
In her usual bad taste she complained, in turgid, extravagant terms, of his deceitful conduct towards her.
THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
Accordingly the crown has dwindled away, in proportion to the unnatural and turgid growth of this excrescence on the court.
Santiago's style as a writer of love letters might be a little on the turgid side, but he knew how to make himself clear.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
Plethore′tic, Plethor′ic, -al, afflicted with plethora: superabundant: turgid.
Science in his hands was no longer the dull and turgid thing it had before been in the University.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
Blood-vessels turgid with blood, and many of those of considerable size distended with air.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
Puff′iness, state of being puffy or turgid: intumescence; Puff′ing, the act of praising extravagantly.
And how poor in comparison is the turgid pulpit rhetoric of Dr. Farrar!
THE BOOK OF GODG. W. FOOTE
When he ceased to be witty, sarcastic, or vituperative, he became turgid.
POLITICAL AND LITERARY ESSAYS, 1908-1913EVELYN BARING
WORDS RELATED TO TURGID
- high and mighty
- puffed up
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