1. The area around the wound was still turgid and red.
2. (of writing) full of long, difficult words; not smooth, simple, and easy to understand
2. He has a turgid and ugly prose style.
turgere (swell) (Latin)
TURGID= (TURBID and TURGID river). If there is extreme turbidity in the river, then the river must a turgid river (swollen), because it washes away the mud from the bank.