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Definition 1: shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lurid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lurid sunset
  • lurid flames

(lurid is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 2: ghastly pale - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lurid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence

(lurid is similar to ...) weak in color; not colorful

Definition 3: glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lurid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lurid details of the accident

Synonyms for lurid in the sense of this definition

(lurid is similar to ...) causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion

Definition 4: horrible in fierceness or savagery - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lurid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lurid crimes
  • a lurid life

(lurid is similar to ...) acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

"a violent attack" "a violent person" "violent feelings" "a violent rage" "felt a violent dislike"

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