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Turgent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Turgent Inflated; bombastic; turgid; pompous. "Recompensed with turgent titles."
    • Turgent Rising into a tumor, or a puffy state; swelling; tumid; as, turgent humors.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • turgent Swelling; tumid; rising into a tumor; puffy.
    • turgent Tumid; turgid; inflated; pompous; bombastic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Turgent tur′jent swelling: rising into a tumour: inflated: bombastic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. turgens, -entis, p. pr. of turgere, to swell
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. turg-ens, -entis, pr.p. of turgēre, to swell.

Usage

In literature:

Glandulae pituitariae turgentes bronchia comprimunt.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
Spicea jam campis cum messis inhorruit, et cum Frumenta in viridi stipula lactentia turgent.
"The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White" by Henry Kirke White
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