Sentence Examples


  • She's more celebrated for her wholesome image than for any scandals, so it's unlikely that you'll see her splashed across the front of any magazines accompanied by lurid headlines.
  • Sensing some sort of lurid story, all five of them waited for her to speak.
  • High, bearing on its numerous branches a very large number of lurid red or yellow, somewhat tubular flowers, recalling those of an aloe, and from i to 2 in.
  • The electioneering alliances, which were everywhere in vogue, but particularly in Germany, between the Catholics and popular party and the Social Democrats, throw a lurid light upon the character of a movement that certainly went far beyond the intentions of the pope, but which it was now difficult to undo or to hold in check.
  • He painted in lurid colours the terrors of purgatory, while he dwelt on the cheapness of the indulgence which would purchase remission and his prices were lowered as each sale approached its end.