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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ostentatiously lofty in style.

Usage examples (32)
  • With all his tumid boasts, he's like the sword-fish, who only wears his weapon in his mouth.
  • = veil = is thick, and the annulus narrow and very thick or "tumid," easily breaking up and disappearing.
  • The buttons of her blouse tug around her tumid breasts.
  • The thing jumped into my mind and stopped its tumid flow for a moment. for more
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