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Adjective
Presented in vividly shocking or sensational terms
“It provided the basis of last week's lurid and sensational headlines.”
Adjective
Unpleasantly bright in colour, especially so as to create a harsh or unnatural effect
“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.”
Adjective
Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance
“… the doctor was alarmed by the patient's lurid complexion.”
Adjective
Arousing a strong and usually superficial interest or emotional reaction
“… the lurid news reports about the romance between the two Hollywood stars.”
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