GRE Word List
excessively embellished in style or language : bombastic
The meaning of the word turgid is excessively embellished in style or language : bombastic.
|marsupial||any of an order (Marsupialia) of mammals comprising kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums, and related animals that do not develop a true placenta and that usually have a pouch on the abdomen of the female which covers the teats and serves to carry the young|
|ooze||a soft deposit (as of mud, slime, or shells) on the bottom of a body of water|
|impiety||the quality or state of being impious : irreverence|
|insubstantial||not substantial: such as|
|nostalgia||a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition|