Thesaurus / lurid
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It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The economics of war, therefore, has thrown its lurid light upon the economics of peace.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
John Dickinson saw the matter in the same light, a light which his superior abilities enabled him to portray in more lurid colors.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Eloise in her corner was holding fast to the strap, when a lurid flame filled the carriage for an instant with a blaze of light.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Thousands of miles of the earth's surface must once have presented the lurid glow of a vast furnace of melted granite.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
He never gets into a lurid passion, never horrifies, but calmly saddens you, in his discourses.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The hag sprang to her feet, her sullen face ghastly in the dim light, her eyes lurid with hate.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
It was sweating smoke through the split-shingle roof, and the open door framed a square of lurid crimson.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Somehow the lurid sympathy of the men irritated me worse than the boss-over-the-board had done.
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