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 Meanings and Examples of TURGID
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turgid
 a.  swollen; distended; excessively ornate or complex in style or language
Classic Sentence:
1  It was like a ride running turgid upward, and spreading on the sky.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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2  For a moment he was still inside her, turgid there and quivering.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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Example Sentence:
1  The turgid river threatened to overflow the levees and flood the countryside.