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Multiple Meanings
turgid — as in:  a turgid speech

His German is mellifluous—but now Durrfeld, sidetracked from his righteous rage at the British and the Dutch, subsides into his previous detached self, gazing at the turgid Professor beneath arched eyebrows, looking remotely irritated and bored.
William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
ostentatiously lofty in style

Turgid can also mean "swollen".
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