/ (ˈtɜːdʒənt) /
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an obsolete word for turgid
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Derived forms of turgentturgently, adverb
Word Origin for turgent
C15: from Latin turgēre to swell
Words nearby turgent
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How to use turgent in a sentence
Cum ruit imbriferum ver: Spicea jam campis cum messis inhorruit, et cum Frumenta in viridi stipula lactentia turgent.The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White|Henry Kirke White