Sentence Examples

  • Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.
  • In addition to its usefulness in maintaining a turgid state of the young cells without which growth cannot proceed, water is itself a plant food-material and as absorbed from the soil contains dissolved in it all the mineral food constituents needed by plants for healthy nutrition.
  • To a sluggish river turgid with sand in the S.
  • This last is an account of the Battle of the Standard (1138), better known than the similar account by Richard of Hexham, but less trustworthy, and in places obscured by a peculiarly turgid rhetoric.
  • Clement professed to despite rhetoric, but was himself a rhetorician, and his style is turgid, involved and difficult.