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Adjective
Presented in vividly shocking or sensational terms
“It provided the basis of last week's lurid and sensational headlines.”
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Horrifying or disturbing in nature
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“The lurid tales of violence and threats of widespread destruction appeared in almost every news sheet.”
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Having a raunchy or ribald quality or character
“An organization succeeded in having the book banned, and later editions were printed with some of the more lurid scenes removed.”
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Unpleasantly bright in color, creating a harsh or unnatural effect
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“When they emerge in the form of mushrooms, they come in such weird shapes and lurid colors that you want to kick them, not pick them.”
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Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance
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“Marcellus has preserved the following prescription which this prince used to prescribe for diseases of the liver and spleen, for dropsy, and for improving a lurid complexion.”
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Pleasantly and sensually exciting
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Giving clear and vividly explicit details
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Noticeable or prominent in an unwelcome or intrusive way
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Attractive, especially in a seductive way
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