Examples of turgid in a Sentence
turgid leeches having had their fill of blood
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Miller and Hardy (the dream team of Olivia Colman and David Tennant) are still working together three years after the turgid events of Season 2.
There's a drumbeat now, sending tingles up and down Democratic legs — and Republican Never-Trumper legs — and other sensations through America's turgid Twitter thumbs.
Brahms, for me, represents the final, richest expression of the romantic in music (as opposed to the turgid neuroticism of Wagner and some of Mahler).
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Origin and Etymology of turgid
Latin turgidus, from turgēre to be swollen
First Known Use: 1620See Words from the same year
TURGID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turgid for English Language Learners
: very complicated and difficult to understand
: larger or fuller than normal because of swelling
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