Usage examples for lurid

  1. The light was fading when he reached it, though a lurid sunset glowed behind the black firs on the crest of a ridge, and the place had a desolate look. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  2. " A very deep and lurid one, I think," said I. " Get the police out as quickly as possible, and bid them bring a doctor." – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  3. Its end is generally lurid always dramatic. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis