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Noun: turgidity  ,tur'ji-du-tee
  1. Pompously embellished language
    - turgidness, flatulence
  2. The quality or conditio of being distended, esp. by fluids or gas

Derived forms: turgidities

Type of: long-windedness, prolixity, prolixness, windiness, wordiness

Encyclopedia: Turgidity