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tumid adj
1 ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose" [syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, turgid]
2 abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh" [syn: bloated, distended, puffed, puffy, swollen, tumescent, turgid]
3 of sexual organs; stiff and rigid [syn: erect]

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tumid
  1. swollen, enlarged, bulging
  2. cancerous, unhealthy

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