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  • The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look.
  • Troy looked in, dropped his wife’s hand, knowledge of it all came over him in a lurid sheen, and he stood still.
  • Day was just dawning, and beside its cool air and colours her heated actions and resolves of the night stood out in lurid contrast.
  • Bathsheba sat here till it began to rain, and the light vanished, when she withdrew to lie restlessly in her bed and re-enact in a worn mind the lurid scene of yesternight.

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  • Dawn breaks, the sun’s rays tracing the sky above Blackcliffs ebony belltower like bloodied fingers, tingeing everyone in the courtyard a lurid red.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • She showed me the lurid lines on her wrists, like bracelets.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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