Lurid….I'll give you Lurid

[Imported from Whale Oil Beef Hooked on Blogger]

lu·rid (l?r’?d)

  1. Causing shock or horror; gruesome.
  2. Marked by sensationalism: a lurid account of the crime. ie Fraudster, speeding etc.
  3. Sallow or pallid in color.

[Latin l?ridus, pale, from l?ror, paleness.]

And another definition;



  1. Shockingly repellent: ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrible, horrid, macabre.
  2. Lacking color

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