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Lewis : turgeo

turgeo, turgĕo, rsi, gēre, v. n. cf. Gr. σπαργάω, to swell; σφριγάω, to be full; perh. Sanscr. root ūrgā, succulence; Gr. ὀργάω, to swell, etc., to swell out, be swollen or tumid (mostly poet.; not in Cic.; cf. tumeo). Lit.: si lienes turgent, Cato, R. R. 157, 7: Cyclopis venter turserat alte, Enn. ap. Prisc. p. 870 P. (Ann. v. 326 Vahl.): ora (ab ictu), Ov. F. 3, 757: lumina gemitu, Prop. 1, 21, 3: mammae, Plin. 20, 13, 51, § 141: rana, Prop. 3, 6 (4, 5), 27: laeto in palmite gemmae, Verg. E. 7, 48: frumenta, id. G. 1, 315: herba, Ov. M. 15, 203: caules, Plin. 12, 17, 37, § 73: uva mero, Mart. 13, 68, 2: sacculus pleno ore, Juv. 14, 138.

Trop. In gen.: turgent mendacia nimiis monstris, i. e. are full, Claud. in Eutr. 1, 350: (uxor) turget mihi, i. e. is swelling with anger, is enraged, Plaut. Cas. 2, 5, 17; so id. Most. 3, 2, 10.

Of speech, to be inflated, turgid, bombastic: oratio, quae turget et inflata est, Auct. Her. 4, 10, 45: professus grandia turget, Hor. A. P. 27.