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lurid
used in Rose Red

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Definition
shocking, as from disturbing details of a horrible story, or a color more vivid (bright or deep) than would be expected
  • Even then with lurid thoughts occupying him.
    12 — 1923 (37% in)
  • ellen rimbauer the diary of 17 april 1907-seattle Dear Diary: I find it a somewhat daunting task to endeavor to place my thoughts here inside your trusted pages, I scarcely know if I am up to the task, but as my head is filled with lurid thoughts, and my heart with romance and possibility, I find I must confide in someone, and so it is to your pages I now turn.
    2 — 1907 (0% in)

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