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plethoric

[ple-thawr-ik, -thor-, pleth-uh-rik] /plɛˈθɔr ɪk, -ˈθɒr-, ˈplɛθ ə rɪk/
adjective
1.
overfull; turgid; inflated:
a plethoric, pompous speech.
2.
of, relating to, or characterized by plethora.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; plethor(a) + -ic
Related forms
plethorically, adverb
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