Pronunciation of Lurid
/lˈʊ͡əɹɪd/, /lˈʊəɹɪd/, /l_ˈʊə_ɹ_ɪ_d/
Synonyms for lurid:
shocking, gruesome (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for lurid:
- Her gaze encountered his, and she turned abruptly from the lurid reflection of the lamplight she beheld in his eyes, to the refuge of the child's cot, which never failed her. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
- You're a lurid liar! - "Joe Wilson and His Mates", Henry Lawson.
- Let the third volume die in lurid splendour, since there is never to be a fourth. - "Penelope's Irish Experiences", Kate Douglas Wiggin.