Friday, November 11, 2011

Word of the Day: Turgid



Swollen and distended or congested: "a turgid and fast-moving river".

(of language or style) Tediously pompous or bombastic: "some turgid verses on the death of Prince Albert".

For more usage of the word see the comments at the end of this article:
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Sexually-oriented business establishment-- an establishment having as a substantial or significant portion of its stock in trade, books, magazines, and other periodicals, films, materials, and articles, or an establishment that presents as a substantial or significant portion of its activity, live performances, films, or other materials, that are distinguished or characterized by their emphasis on matters depicting, describing, or related to specified sexual activities and specified anatomical areas.

These establishments may include, but are not limited to, bookstores, newsstands, theaters, and amusement enterprises. If an establishment is a sexually-oriented business establishment as defined here, it shall not be deemed to constitute any other use permitted under the authority of this title. (24 DCR 5144)

Specified anatomical areas-- parts of the human body as follows:

(a) Less than completely and opaquely covered human genitals, pubic region, buttock, and female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola; and

(b) Human genitals in a discernibly turgid state, even if completely and opaquely covered. (24 DCR 5144)

Specified sexual activities - the following activities:

(a) Acts of human masturbation, sexual intercourse, sexual stimulation or arousal, sodomy, or bestiality; and

(b) Fondling or other erotic touching of human genitals, pubic region, buttock, or breast. (24 DCR 5144)

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