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- n. The condition of being turgid; turgidity
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being turgid; a swelling or swelled state of a thing; distention beyond the natural state by some internal force or agent, as of a limb.
- n. Pompousness; inflated manner of writing or speaking; bombast: as, the turgidness of language or style.
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- n. pompously embellished language
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