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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. lurid: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. lurid: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. lurid: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. lurid: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. lurid: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. lurid: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Lurid, lurid, lurid, lurid: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. lurid: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. lurid: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. lurid: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. lurid: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. lurid: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. lurid: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Lurid, lurid: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. lurid: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. lurid: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. lurid: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Lurid: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. lurid: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. lurid: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. lurid: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. lurid: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. lurid: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. lurid: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. lurid: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. lurid: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. lurid: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. lurid: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. lurid: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. lurid: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. lurid: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. lurid: A Word A Day [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. lurid: Bryological [home, info]
  2. lurid-: Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. lurid: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (lurid)

adjective:  glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism ("Lurid details of the accident")
adjective:  horrible in fierceness or savagery ("Lurid crimes")
adjective:  shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke ("A lurid sunset")
adjective:  ghastly pale ("Moonlight gave the statue a lurid luminence")

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Phrases that include lurid:   lurid bolete

Words similar to lurid:   luridly, luridness, shocking, ghastly, gruesome, sensational, more...

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