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turgid

[′tər·jəd]
(medicine)
Swollen and congested.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sheriff Thomas Croan ruled the term had no existence in law, despite the fact that the charge had been approved by one of his colleagues, Sheriff David Smith, in an attempt to reduce turgid legal jargon.
In a moment of musical alchemy he plays too fast and their turgid ballad is transformed into pop gold.
At her paradigmatic moment, she's doing "New York, New York" in a tux jacket with no pants: the music slows down, we're overwhelmed by this turgid buildup of hope and expectation, Liza smiles knowingly and starts the high kicks.
Folan (right) came off the bench to settle this turgid affair with a lob after Elliott Ward failed to deal with a punt forward.
An emphasis on trying to keep their sheets clean is sure to turn this Pride Park shindig into a turgid affair with a low-scoring draw better than a high-scoring defeat in both cases.
"Abject, turgid, pathetic - call it what you will, I don't disagree with you," he moaned.
But not even the sight of ex-flame Anjelica Huston (playing his ex-wife) can set fire to a script that is too long, too turgid and finally sinks with all hands in a sea of psycho-babble.
Folan chased down a punt forward and when Elliott Ward failed to clear, he calmly lobbed Dimi Konstantopoulos to reward the Tigers' patience in what was a turgid encounter.
THE annual reports season is over, and racing's lead bodies-BHB, Jockey Club, Levy Board and Tote-can take credit for the presentation of what at times can be fairly turgid material.
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With the game heading for a turgid 0-0, Grads struck twice in the 70th and 72nd minutes through Meridith and Harte to run out victors.
A more turgid example of a cheery-yourself-up anthem than It's Not Your Fault would be hard to imagine.