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- adv. In a lurid manner, in a way that contains gauche details or is intended to shock or horrify.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a lurid or gloomy manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a lurid manner
But the factual reality of it can be even more luridly alluring.
For the uninitiated, grindhouses as in bump and grind were often repurposed burlesque theaters that specialized in showing luridly entertaining flicks.
Others were cautionary: "Hooked!" luridly warned about the dangers of heroin use, while Bert the Turtle frightened kids everywhere about atomic blasts.
Winter walked around me once, eyes raking up and down my body, not luridly, but evaluating me, as a designer might eye a potential new model.
The call to board the train came early, and I took my place in an orderly embarkation line in the departure hall, eventually walking down the central platform and past the luridly disheveled wreckage of a long-immobilized train.
When the mariner, sailing over tropic seas, looks for relief from his weary watch, he turns his eyes toward the Southern Cross, burning luridly above the tempest-vexed ocean.
“Republicans Consistently Turn To Lobbyists bend over and luridly wag their asses” would be a more appropriate title.
And the battle scenes are lazily put together: drums, a luridly lit sunset with silhouettes at the back of the stage and someone running across waving a flag and roaring.
The stillness and dignity of the museum's atmosphere adds to one's admiration of the contemplative nature and artistry of peoples more luridly famous for the savagery and superstition in which they conducted affairs of religion.
Their cheating is presented in detail at the film's start and it is luridly fascinating.
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