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turgid
used in The Great Gatsby

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ostentatiously lofty in style
  • The none too savory ramifications by which Ella Kaye, the newspaper woman, played Madame de Maintenon to his weakness and sent him to sea in a yacht, were common knowledge to the turgid sub-journalism of 1902.
    p. 99.9

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