Turgesce

Tur*gesce"

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Turgesced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Turgescing (?).] [L. turgescere, v. incho. fr. turgere to swell.] To become turgid; to swell or be inflated. [R.]
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Tur*ges"cence

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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.
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2. Empty magnificence or pompousness; inflation; bombast; turgidity. Johnson.
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