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Meaning of “lurid” - Learner’s Dictionary

lurid

adjective     /ˈlʊərɪd/
SHOCKING
shocking in a way that involves sex or violence: lurid details/storiesSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
COLOUR
too brightly coloured: a lurid green miniskirtThe qualities of colour
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