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Short Definition : wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder

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

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

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

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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lurid

lurid..concentrate on de last 4 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. something that lures you , and you are strongly attracted by cant control your feelings, and at any cost you want to get it...and to get it you can do 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 are lurid.
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by preetisoni2411

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


Short Definition : stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exist unperceived

(verb) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
Synonyms : skulk

(verb) be about
Example Sentence
  • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
  • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

(verb) wait in hiding to attack
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lurk

lurk.... when pronounced rhymes like you must look to see if someone is waiting to attack you.? should look carefully at your surroundings....(basically it is taken from German lūren which means to lie in wait)
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by preetisoni2411

luka hua hai , attack karne ke liye
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by arshnagpal

lurk=clerck....clerks in police station often lurk near the office of senior inspectors so that they can over hear some important newz and then leak them outside to the press and gain money.........:)
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by verbal800

Lurk, skulk, sneak, prowl suggest avoiding observation, often because of a sinister purpose. To lurk is to lie in wait for someone or to hide about a place, often without motion, for periods of time..
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by verbal800

behave like "sherelock holmes" or "james bond" :)
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by sravan1411

lurk sounds like the dogs bark only at those moving stealthily(which thieves do)
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by simranjeet

lurk for the larki to say I Love U
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by mamun028


Short Definition : pleasing to taste or smell; delicious

(adj) having strong sexual appeal
Synonyms : juicy , red-hot , toothsome , voluptuous
Example Sentence
  • juicy barmaids
  • a red-hot mama
  • a voluptuous woman
  • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress

(adj) extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for luscious

rhymes with delicious. and it means delicous. (in fact it is derived from delicious)
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by amit251285

laziz khana hai
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by anshul011235


Short Definition : (of a plant or grass) growing very well

(noun) a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
Synonyms : alcoholic , alky , boozer , dipsomaniac , soaker , souse

(adj) produced or growing in extreme abundance
Synonyms : exuberant , luxuriant , profuse , riotous
Example Sentence
  • their riotous blooming

(adj) characterized by extravagance and profusion
Synonyms : lavish , lucullan , plush , plushy
Example Sentence
  • a lavish buffet
  • a lucullan feast

(adj) full of juice
Synonyms : succulent
Example Sentence
  • lush fruits
  • succulent roast beef
  • succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves


Short Definition : intense sexual desire; intense eagerness; V.

(noun) a strong sexual desire
Synonyms : lecherousness , lustfulness

(noun) self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Synonyms : luxuria

(verb) have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
Synonyms : crave , hunger , starve , thirst


Short Definition : shine; gloss (of a polished surface)

(noun) a quality that outshines the usual
Synonyms : brilliancy , lustre , splendor , splendour

(noun) the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
Synonyms : lustre , sheen , shininess

(noun) a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
Synonyms : lustre

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