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lurid

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] luridus (pale yellow)

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
lurid

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  1. Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance.
  2. Being of a light yellow hue.
  3. Shocking, horrifying.
  4. Melodramatic.
    Some paperback novels have lurid covers.

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