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Synonyms for lurid
ˈlʊər ɪdlurid

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lurid

    Synonyms:
    murky, lowering, wan, dismal, gloomy

    Antonyms:
    bright, luminous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. luridadjective

    horrible in fierceness or savagery

    "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    colourful, unsensational, dull, nonviolent, colorful

  2. lurid, shockingadjective

    glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism

    "lurid details of the accident"

    Synonyms:
    shocking, disgraceful, shameful, scandalous

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, colourful, dull, colorful, unsensational

  3. luridadjective

    shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke

    "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, dull, unsensational, colorful, colourful

  4. luridadjective

    ghastly pale

    "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"

    Synonyms:
    shocking

    Antonyms:
    nonviolent, unsensational, colorful, colourful, dull

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. luridadjective

    Synonyms:
    gloomy, murky, ghastly, dismal

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How to use lurid in a sentence?

  1. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Sometimes, what the hell , go all out and be totally lurid.

  2. Katherine Helmond:

    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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Translations for lurid

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  • melodramatickýCzech
  • grell, widerlichGerman
  • کم رنگ و پریدهPersian
  • choquante, jaunâtre, choquant, blafardFrench
  • अन्धकारमयHindi
  • luguberDutch
  • желтоватый, мертвенно-бледный, мелодраматический, страшный, бледный, ужасныйRussian

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