Definitions of lurid:
- adjective: glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
Example: "Lurid details of the accident"
- adjective: horrible in fierceness or savagery
Example: "Lurid crimes"
- adjective: shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke
Example: "A lurid sunset"
- adjective: ghastly pale
Example: "Moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence"
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