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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being ghastly; Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or being ill); The journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : the lurid details of an accident. ,the lurid tales of pulp magazines. ,lurid crimes. ,a lurid sunset
  • Now the war torch is over us in its full luridness.
  • Oh right, those horrid beasts tarnishing young minds with their luridness.
  • FREDRICKSON: My issue was that the billboard had this sense of luridness and deception. for more
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