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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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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
  • In lurid prose, the article details a school in Wales where a few girls went out walking "and were never heard from again!"
    Chapter 6 (39% in)

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