Origin of lurid
OTHER WORDS FROM luridlu·rid·ly, adverblu·rid·ness, noun
How to use lurid in a sentence
Bear said Beute considered dropping the matter after he was cleared of the lurid allegation but ultimately pressed forward.How the Justice Department came to investigate Rep. Matt Gaetz|Matt Zapotosky, Michael Scherer|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
This lurid embrace of art and life was not an isolated thunderclap.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As she walked through the camp streets, she turned away lurid leers with a troubled glance.
Then the locals arrived for water aerobics conducted by a Riviera coach in lurid pink-and-black Lycra to French pop.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic|Liza Foreman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When my house got broken into, my political convictions were instantly replaced with lurid revenge fantasies.
Late one August night in 2006, the always-lurid New York City tabloids had a story on their hands.‘Out in the Night’ and the Redemption of the ‘Killer Lesbian Gang'|Nina Strochlic|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The economics of war, therefore, has thrown its lurid light upon the economics of peace.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
John Dickinson saw the matter in the same light, a light which his superior abilities enabled him to portray in more lurid colors.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Eloise in her corner was holding fast to the strap, when a lurid flame filled the carriage for an instant with a blaze of light.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes