Synonyms of turgid in English:

turgid


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adjective

1‘his turgid prose’

SYNONYMS
bombastic, pompous, overblown, overripe, inflated, high-flown, affected, pretentious, grandiose, florid, flowery, ornate, magniloquent, grandiloquent, rhetorical, oratorical, orotund
stodgy, ponderous, laboured, strained, stilted
informal highfalutin, purple, windy
rare tumid, euphuistic, fustian, sesquipedalian, Ossianic
ANTONYMS

simple, plain

2‘a turgid and fast-moving river’

SYNONYMS
swollen, congested
in spate, in flood