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1. lurid

adjective. ['ˈlʊrəd'] glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism.

Synonyms

  • sensational

Antonyms

  • colourful
  • lively

Etymology

  • luridus (Latin)
  • luror (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lurid

  • arid
  • arid
  • axelrad
  • bertrade
  • bhirud
  • eckenrod
  • florid
  • garrod
  • gorrid
  • harrod
  • herod
  • herrod
  • horrid
  • hybrid
  • jerod
  • johnsrud
  • konrad
  • morad
  • norrod
  • semrad

2. lurid

adjective. ['ˈlʊrəd'] horrible in fierceness or savagery.

Antonyms

  • peaceful

Etymology

  • luridus (Latin)
  • luror (Latin)

3. lurid

adjective. ['ˈlʊrəd'] shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke.

Antonyms

  • moral

Etymology

  • luridus (Latin)
  • luror (Latin)

4. lurid

adjective. ['ˈlʊrəd'] ghastly pale.

Synonyms

  • colorless

Antonyms

  • unimpressive
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • luridus (Latin)
  • luror (Latin)

Sentences with lurid


1. Adjective
The key ingredient in both is achiote, also called annatto, whose seeds are ground to make a neutral-tasting powder with a lurid yellow color.

2. Verb, base form
Every window was lit, to lurid effect, as if the interior of the structure might be on fire.” Accordingly, individuals interested in selling or valuing their Kinkade prints should stay within the Kinkade market.

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