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turgid

[′tər·jəd]
(medicine)
Swollen and congested.
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Well, that certainly wasn't the case on Saturday when the Welsh front five performed superbly, only to see their splendid work wasted by the turgidness of our midfield.
After showing understandable anger at the turgidness on show, they went for Fabio Capello.
Its basic quality is its turgidness, the sense that it is over- stuffed and dead, that its decoration, with its ranks of guns and bright red chairs, is a substitute for the sexuality which is repressed in the rest of the house.