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lurid
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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shocking, as from disturbing details of a horrible story, or a color more vivid (bright or deep) than would be expected
  • The hinges both gave way; the pond'rous stone Fell inwards; widely gap'd the op'ning gates; Nor might the bars within the blow sustain: This way and that the sever'd portals flew Before the crashing missile; dark as night His low'ring brow, great Hector sprang within; Bright flash'd the brazen armour on his breast, As through the gates, two jav'lins in his hand, He sprang; the Gods except, no pow'r might meet That onset; blaz'd his eyes with lurid fire.
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (99% in)

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