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Synonyms for turgid
ˈtɜr dʒɪdturgid

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  1. turgidadjective

    Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.

    I have a turgid limb.

    distended, bloated, swollen, tumid, swelled, inflated

  2. turgidadjective

    Tediously pompous or bombastic.

    bombastic, grandiose, pompous

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgidadjective

    ostentatiously lofty in style

    "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"

    pear-shaped, gravid, big, tumid, orotund, rotund, great(p), bombastic, enceinte, expectant, heavy(p), round, with child(p), large, big(p), prominent, intumescent, large(p), tumescent, magnanimous, puffy, erect, declamatory

    unrhetorical, healthy

  2. puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgidadjective

    abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas

    "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"

    tumid, declamatory, intumescent, orotund, gusty, large, erect, bouffant, bombastic, tumescent, puffy

    healthy, unrhetorical

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. turgidadjective

    swelled, swollen, bloated, distended, puffed up

  2. turgidadjective

    pompous, bombastic, tumid, puffy, inflated, stilted, grandiloquent, declamatory, rhetorical, sophomorical, high-flown, HIGHFALUTIN

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "turgid":

    high-flown, bombastic, high-sounding

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