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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tur·gid /ˈtɝʤəd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tur·gid /ˈtɝʤəd/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tur·gid a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
          tumescent, tumid]