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lurid

lurid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lurid

Definition
(adj) horrible in fierceness or savagery
Example Sentence
  • lurid crimes
  • a lurid life

Definition
(adj) glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
Synonyms : shocking
Example Sentence
  • lurid details of the accident

Definition
(adj) shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke
Example Sentence
  • a lurid sunset
  • lurid flames

Definition
(adj) ghastly pale
Example Sentence
  • moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lurid

lurid..concentrate on de last 4 letters-ur+id.so if someone hacks UR mail ID,he has gotta be a SENSATIONAL hacker and in response to this u would become WILD
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by imajeeth

lurid.....luri..similar to lure...lure means ..attract. charming...so something that lures you , and you are strongly attracted by it..you cant control your feelings, and at any cost you want to get it...and to get it you can do anything...so you are
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by preetisoni2411

lurid ~ horrid ; horrid , horrifying .. somewhat same .. horrible , wild , sensational ...
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by khushi5

correlate "lurid" oppositely to "lucid". Lucid means clear then lurid will be unclear due to ghastly pale color.
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by jinnie

LURID (Looreed): Sounds like the combination of two words. "Look" and "Red". Thus, LURID Sounds like Look Red and something that looks red is attractive, shocking and ghastly and bad.
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by cheeseqo

Lure+Id(identify)....if someone lures you and you indulge in sex but you are identified and you are shown on news channel...that experience will be ghastly or horrifying for u i.e lurid
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by nileshdive

so you are wild..crazy...very much sensational....and in this state you can murder also .so..you are lurid.
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by preetisoni2411

so you are wild..crazy...very much sensational....and in this state you can murder also .so..you are lurid.
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by preetisoni2411

When fishing, I use a RED LURE or LURE RED which is shocking, gruesome, and sensational to the fish that bites into it.
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by Jackery

On the cover of some magazines u can see pretty LURID pictures put there to LURE u to buy them
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by ali_aj

LURID related to LEERY meaning detestable or horrifying
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by harshsinha18

conc. on rid....so when u you want to get rid from someone u turned wild, guesome and horrible
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by er.amit.1jan

Sounds like LURE IT, sensational/graphical(lurid) cover stories LURe(attract) people...
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by Thisisnotme

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