Adjective(1) ostentatiously lofty in style(2) abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas, or puffy
(1) I do understand the instinct of journalists to translate turgid legal verbiage into clear language.(2) Much of what passes for architectural writing, particularly in academia, is turgid and stilted.(3) The pace was surprisingly quick considering some of the turgid stuff played in Ebdon's previous match, although the 30-year-old had promised to play a more open game against the fourth seed.(4) Its style is turgid and convoluted.(5) As an orator or ├ö├ç├┐communicator├ö├ç├û he was terrible, with one turgid clichÔö£┬« following another, delivered in a folksy drone punctuated by wags of the head.(6) Sir Samuel has a flowing style of writing that never gets bogged down or turgid .(7) Breakfast rooms across India display a vista of glazed eyes ploughing wearily through the turgid , circumlocutory language of the morning papers.(8) Pale sunlight filters through the trees that overhang the water's edge, throwing veiled patches of gold onto the turgid brown river where cattle drink under the watchful eye of a young herdsman.(9) The majority of them are written in a boring, turgid style.(10) Matters aren't helped either by her desperately turgid prose style, which is likely to turn off all but the most conscientious of readers.(11) They might think it sounds horribly self-important, turgid , avant-garde and inaccessible.(12) Faced with this tediously turgid presentation, my eyes glossed over, and only masochistic perseverance got me through.(13) The Official is a turgid , overlong, and repetitive mix, with precious few hooks to make the ferocious, concussive breakbeats go down more easily.(14) She talked of her French ancestors who swam 30 miles down the turgid Mississippi river from Canada to St. Paul, Minnesota.(15) Last month more than 35,000 salmon died in the Klamath River, smothered by low flows and turgid waters.(16) The style was turgid , the characters were poorly outlined and too ├ö├ç├┐original├ö├ç├û.
1. bombastic ::
2. swollen ::
3. intumescent ::
4. large ::
Different Formsturgid, turgidity, turgidly
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