turgid


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Synonyms for turgid

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filled up with or as if with something insubstantial

Synonyms for turgid

ostentatiously lofty in style

abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas

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TURGID: Joel Pott; NOTHING TO LAUGH ABOUT: Third album is a disappointment
However, though the books may have been bestsellers this is a turgid, prosaic and arid translation, with the animation recalling that of Dogtanian and the Three Muskerhounds.
The first third of the Championship has often been turgid stuff while we await the real action later in the summer but this year has been different.
To call the game turgid dross would not do it justice.
MY favourite quote of the World Cup came from Martin O'Neill when he cut through another turgid round of exfootballers stating the bleeding obvious with a line from scriptwriter William Goldman: "Nobody knows anything." Look back at the predictions for the final from every exper t in the land and you'll realise how true that maxim is.
Rising star Kdouh, who netted a hat-trick in the corresponding fixture a fortnight ago, latched onto Hussein al-Zein's probing pass in the 62nd minute to settle the turgid affair.
STAN Collymore has fired a brutal blast at Villa and Steve Bruce, branding the manager's methods as "turgid football of fear."
overni ana t Wil " McGill was joined in the semi-finals by Kyren Wilson who beat Iran's Hossein Vafaei 5-3 in a turgid encounter
However, the match failed to live up the anticipation as the sides fought out a largely turgid encounter, with a pair of second-half David de Gea saves frustrating Jurgen Klopp's men as the match ended 0-0.
MANCHESTER UNITED: For their turgid, dull style of football, United should be in detention every night after school.
It will start to reflect the turgid football on display.
It says "serve up the sort of turgid dross we have unfortunately had to watch on less celebrated Guinness Pro 12 weekends".
Gal wrote a book on Schumann and orchestrated some of Brahms' Hungarian Dances and his own symphonies are similarly romantic and contrapuntal with sometimes dense textures but never turgid. The dark elegiac second is the pick of them, composed in 1942-3 its adagio is a la ment for the death of family members under Nazi persecution.
Even fierce admirers of the South Korean provocateur, however, would struggle to suggest that he's in top form in this turgid revenge tale, in which the perpetrators of a schoolgirl's senseless murder are singled out for punishment of the grisliest variety.
The late filmmaker Ed Wood's created some of the '50s most classic B-movies, including "Glen or Glenda,'' "Plan 9 from Outer Space'' and "Bride of the Monster.'' He also went on to write turgid pulp novels.