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tu•mes•cent



Pronunciation: (tOO-mes'unt, tyOO-), [key]
adj.
1. swelling; slightly tumid.
2. exhibiting or affected with many ideas or emotions; teeming.
3. pompous and pretentious, esp. in the use of language; bombastic.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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