Adjective(1) horrible in fierceness or savagery(2) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism(3) shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke(4) ghastly pale
(1) Sexual deviance, of any kind, is a threat, and that threat must be recounted in lurid detail.(2) I will spare you the lurid details and let my description of the four tykes suffice.(3) The accompanying picture, in lurid colours, showed a robotic device grappling with a red blood cell.(4) When they emerge, in the form of mushrooms, they come in such weird shapes and lurid colours that you want to kick them, not pick them.(5) The poster with its lurid colours and slight diagonal people positioning pretty much sums up the movie.(6) She will however, still be perched behind a glass of lurid colour, only this time it will be decorated with umbrella, sparkler and assorted fruitery.(7) A ├ö├ç├┐lady boy├ö├ç├û in a particularly lurid shade of pink lipstick sold me some ceramic Buddha beads.(8) Climbing to the surface, the ad explodes in a fantasia of lurid colour, like a milkshake made from a pair of Jimi Hendrix's trousers.(9) The main roads remind me of the roads on the outskirts of huge cities in the USA, with their seemingly endless miles of fast food joints and lurid neon signs.(10) Given the lurid colour of road safety cameras, they are hardly a stealth tax!(11) We've become the inquiring minds who demand to know every lurid detail, with no regard for the pain that might cause.(12) I wore green nail polish and lurid green stockings to complete the effect.(13) The lurid and sensational delivery by Rodriguez propels his movie forward into feeling anything but as recycled as it really is.(14) It provided the basis of last week's lurid and sensational headlines.(15) We'll see in the end, although most readers will have guessed long before all the lurid and shabby details come out.(16) And I'll be mightily amused if anyone goes searching through the archives for lurid details of my love life.
1. bright ::
2. sensational ::
3. shocking ::
1. blooming ::
2. florid ::
3. flush ::
4. red ::
5. rosy ::
6. rubicund ::
7. ruddy ::
8. sanguine ::
Different Formslurid, luridly, luridness
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