Synonyms of lurid


1. lurid, violent (vs. nonviolent)

usage: horrible in fierceness or savagery; "lurid crimes"; "a lurid life"

2. lurid, shocking, sensational (vs. unsensational)

usage: glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism; "lurid details of the accident"

3. lurid, bright (vs. dull)

usage: shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke; "a lurid sunset"; "lurid flames"

4. lurid, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless

usage: ghastly pale; "moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"

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Definition and meaning of lurid (Dictionary)