What does "Turgid" mean?
(a.) 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.) Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking
Word Family turgidities, turgidity, turgidly