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English definition of “lurid”


adjective     /ˈlʊərɪd/
SHOCKING shocking in a way that involves sex or violence : lurid details / stories Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
COLOUR too brightly coloured : a lurid green miniskirt The qualities of colour
(Definition of lurid adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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