horrible in fierceness or savagery
"lurid crimes"; "a lurid life"
glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
"lurid details of the accident"
shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke
"a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"
"moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"
Vivid, sensational, or shocking; graphic or melodramatic; as, the lurid details of a murder.
Origin: [L. luridus.]
The accident was described with lurid detail.
Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance.
Being of a light yellow hue.
Origin: From luridus
pale yellow; ghastly pale; wan; gloomy; dismal
having a brown color tonged with red, as of flame seen through smoke
of a color tinged with purple, yellow, and gray
Origin: [L. luridus.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lū′rid, adj. ghastly pale, wan: ghastly and sensational: gloomy.—adv. Lū′ridly. [L. luridus.]
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The numerical value of lurid in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of lurid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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I don't think it's lurid, daytime soaps go into areas - lesbianism, married nuns, a woman in love with a priest - that would not be touched in prime time. And they're super-serious. We just take real situations and exaggerate them.
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