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Overview of adj lurid

The adj lurid has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) lurid

(horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life")

2. (3) lurid, shocking

(glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident")

3. (2) lurid

(shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames")

4. lurid

(ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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