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tu·mid

 (to͞o′mĭd, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
2. Of a bulging shape; protuberant.
3. Overblown; bombastic: tumid political prose.

[Latin tumidus, from tumēre, to swell; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

tu·mid′i·ty n.
tu′mid·ly adv.

tumid

(ˈtjuːmɪd)
adj
1. (of an organ or part) enlarged or swollen
2. (Physiology) bulging or protuberant
3. pompous or fulsome in style: tumid prose.
[C16: from Latin tumidus, from tumēre to swell]
tuˈmidity, ˈtumidness n
ˈtumidly adv

tu•mid

(ˈtu mɪd, ˈtyu-)

adj.
1. swollen, or affected with swelling, as a part of the body.
2. pompous or inflated, as language; turgid; bombastic.
3. seeming to swell; bulging.
[1535–45; < Latin tumidus swollen =tum(ēre) to swell + -idus -id4]
tu•mid′i•ty, n.
tu′mid•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tumid - ostentatiously lofty in styletumid - ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"
2.tumid - abnormally distended especially by fluids or gastumid - 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"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
3.tumid - of sexual organstumid - of sexual organs; stiff and rigid  
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
hard - resisting weight or pressure

tumid

adjective
Filled up with or as if with something insubstantial:
Translations

tumid

[ˈtjuːmɪd] ADJtúmido

tumid

adj (Med) → geschwollen; (fig) stylegeschwollen; speechschwülstig

tu·mid

a. túmido-a, hinchado-a.
References in classic literature ?
So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters.
Differential diagnosis of tumid DLE, Jessners lymphocytic infiltration of the skin, polymorphic light eruption, sarcoidosis and rosacea were considered.
Now that I come to think of it, how tawdry and tumid they looked, those jellylike pictures .
So Rabbi Nachman of Breslov was right: "Mitzvah gedolah lihyot b'simcha tumid, the overarching Jewish imperative is to strive always to be happy.
mexicana, which has the carapace tumid with two longitudinal sulci arising from the orbits and extending to the middle the of carapace, and the P4 longer than the others.
When storms spool up in tumid threads & pit the sky against the ground, I set the ferns upon the porch & hide, a radio & flashlight on my lap.
Metasternum anteriorly tumid, with small, shallow punctures denser at apex and sides.
He presented with acute nonpruritic, non-scaling, erythematous tumid papules and plaques on the dorsal aspects of both hands (Figs.
I saw it upmost, to know partly is by now not to unknow else with borrowed light induced by origin perpetual, by passion flat lying and tumid for advantage, for all or nothing is the play sequence left over.
right to the north over lots of different lights is the red rotating tip of the WYYY transmitter, its spin's ring of red reflected in the visible Charles River, the Charles tumid with rain and snowmelt, illumined in patches by headlights on Memorial and the Storrow 500, the river unwinding, swollen and humped, its top a mosaic of oil rainbows and dead branches, gulls asleep or brooding, bobbing, head under wing.
When Linnaeus finally describes the African he suffers worse than the "wild man" with his tumid lips, his crafty, indolent, and negligent ways.