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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.

    Synonyms:
    distended, bloated, swollen, tumid, swelled, inflated

  2. turgidadjective

    Tediously pompous or bombastic.

    Synonyms:
    bombastic, grandiose, pompous

Princeton's WordNet

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

    ostentatiously lofty in style

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    healthy, unrhetorical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turgidadjective

    Synonyms:
    swelled, swollen, bloated, distended, puffed up

  2. turgidadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "turgid":

    high-flown, bombastic, high-sounding

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