Definition of turgid adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    turgid

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtərdʒəd//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of language, writing, etc.) boring, complicated, and difficult to understand turgid prose
  2. 2 swollen; containing more water than usual the turgid waters of the Missouri River
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