tur·gid /ˈtɝʤəd/ 形容詞
1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid. --Boyle.
2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
-- Tur*gid*ly adv. -- Tur*gid*ness, n.
adj 1: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk";
"tumid political prose" [syn: bombastic, declamatory,
large, orotund, tumid]
2: 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"
[syn: bloated, distended, puffed, puffy, swollen,