Origin of lurid
OTHER WORDS FROM luridlu·rid·ly, adverblu·rid·ness, noun
How to use lurid in a sentence
At the time, the network that had defined 24-hour TV news was adrift, sometimes finishing not only behind rivals Fox News and MSNBC in the ratings, but also HLN, a sister network that specialized in lurid court trials.CNN President Jeff Zucker expects to leave the network at the end of this year|Paul Farhi, Jeremy Barr|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Along with about half a dozen other young men, Omar, who asked that his last name be omitted, works as a Jim Carey impersonator, donning a lurid green mask and a canary yellow suit to pose for photos with tourists.Tourists Are Returning to Cancún. But Workers' Fears About COVID-19 Never Went Away|Oscar Lopez / Cancún, Mexico|January 11, 2021|Time
So in some ways, as long as the details of this one don’t get any more lurid or troubling, it may not hurt Cunningham that much.Despite A Sexting Scandal, Democrat Cal Cunningham Is Favored In North Carolina’s Senate Race|Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com)|October 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Like anything Parisian, there are knockoffs, and cheap ones at that: extruded bits of processed, salt-doped, luridly pink ham.
Everything was thickly peppered with ashes and the sun shone luridly through the smoke.Lives of the Fur Folk|M. D. Haviland
For not one of the stories that luridly portrayed him in the rle of a ruthless killer and outlaw was true.'Drag' Harlan|Charles Alden Seltzer
Beyond the circle that the firelight brought luridly to life, the buttes in the moonlight had their own still magic.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands|H. Hagedorn.
She put out her hands as if to ward off the picture that rose luridly to her eyes.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
My imagination saw too clearly Quarriar himself dictating its luridly romantic phraseology.Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill