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Turgescence definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TURGES'CENCE
TURGES'CENCY, n. [L. turgescens.] The act of swelling.
1. The state of being swelled.
2. Empty pompousness; inflation; bombast.

Merriam Webster's

noun see turgescent

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Turgescence Tur*ges"cence, Turgescency Tur*ges"cen*cy, n. [Cf. F. turgescence. See Turgescent.] 1. The act of swelling, or the state of being swollen, or turgescent. --Sir T. Browne. 2. Empty magnificence or pompousness; inflation; bombast; turgidity. --Johnson.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Swelling, tumefaction, distention. 2. See turgidity.




 


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