Turgent
Turgent Tur"gent, a. [L. turgens, -entis, p. pr. of turgere to swell.] 1. Rising into a tumor, or a puffy state; swelling; tumid; as, turgent humors. [1913 Webster]

2. Inflated; bombastic; turgid; pompous. [1913 Webster]

Recompensed with turgent titles. --Burton. [1913 Webster]


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  • turgent — index turgid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • turgent — nt adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin turgent , turgens, present participle of turgēre to be swollen more at turgid obsolete : noticeably swelling : swollen …   Useful english dictionary

  • turgent — tur|gent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • turgent — a. 1. Swelling, tumid, protuberant. 2. Inflated, tumid, bombastic, turgescent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turgent — tur·gent …   English syllables

  • turgescent — turgescent, ente [ tyrʒesɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1812; lat. turgescens ♦ Physiol. Qui se gonfle, enfle par turgescence. Littér. Gonflé. « les fragiles, turgescents et impérieux bourgeons » (Cl. Simon). ● turgescent, turgescente adjectif (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • turgid — I adjective bombastic, circumlocutory, declamatory, diffuse, digressive, euphuistic, flowery, fustian, grandiloquent, high flown, inflated, long winded, magniloquent, orotund, periphrastic, pleonastic, plethoric, pompous, prolix, puffed up,… …   Law dictionary

  • turgescent — turgescent, ente (tur jè ssan, ssan t ) adj. Terme de physiologie et de pathologie. Qui se gonfle par une surabondance de fluides, en parlant d un tissu, d un organe. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. turgescere, se gonfler. Paré dit turgent …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • INDIA — regio Asiae amplissima, inter Indum fluv. Plin. l. 5. c. 28. et l. 6. c. 20. Strabo l. 1. p. 64. l. 2. p. 87. l. 15. p. 680. 690. et 697. Herod. l. 4. c. 44. ad Occ. a quo nomen habet, et Serum ad Ort. a Sinis separantem, inlongum extensa Oceano… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • PANGAEUS — seu Malaca et Castagna Bellonio, mons Thraciae in Macedoniae confinio, Philippis urbi imminens. Pangaea Virg. Georg. l. 4. v. 462. Altaque pangaea, et Rhesi Mavortia tellus. In hoc, teste Herodotô Musa 7. aurea sunt et argentea metalla. Cinnamis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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