luridly

All Adverb
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  • Unquestionably, he could express his limited thoughts in words luridly strange. Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • The great glare, though it shed its light luridly upon all outside, was not enough to find things by within. Cited from The Other Girls, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • There was little definite information upon which to base the daily stories that were luridly hurled into type. Cited from Midnight, by Octavus Roy Cohen
  • One of the firemen pointed through the luridly-lighted smoke to a small structure near the main building. Cited from Tom Swift Among The Fire Fighters, Victor Appleton
  • The mania which had haunted earlier generations of her family looked out luridly from her eyes. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • This, then, is what the dark canopy meant, hanging so luridly over the fire-lit forest. Cited from The Drummer Boy, by John Trowbridge
  • Thus luridly began, I may say, a scandal that was to be far-reaching in its dreadful effects. Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Then into the sky leaped another ray, narrow, luridly green. Cited from Wandl the Invader, by Raymond King Cummings
  • A few added words of luridly picturesque intent gave force and colour to this declaration. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Immediately I perceived a small object, luridly flaming, which seemed to move with immense speed in our direction. Cited from Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett Putnam Serviss
  • Away in the distance two villages were in flames, luridly lighting up some corners of the scene. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
  • She stopped, aware that the life of the man beside her was one of the unpaid debts so luridly present to her mind. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Boyle explained luridly that the American was doing a balancing act on the rail eight feet above his head. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • She did not look quite at Lady Knollys, but straight before her, rather downward, and very luridly. Cited from Uncle Silas, by J. S. LeFanu
  • Nor did he present himself again to her eyes, until, several years afterwards, those eyes so luridly welcomed him to Podden Place. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 7
  • But he told luridly of the thing that had come ashore, and of its destructiveness. Cited from Morale, A Story of the War of 1941-43, by Murray Leinster
  • The heartsick excitement of a man on the crest of some moral crisis looked out luridly from his eyes. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Oh he saw it now all lucidly -- if not rather luridly -- and thereby the more tragically. Cited from The Outcry, by Henry James
  • These were stated baldly, briefly, but for that very quality they rang luridly dramatic. Cited from The Shield of Silence, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • The street-lamps gleamed luridly from their stands, serving only to make the dreary darkness visible. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 32, Jun, 1860
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Meaning of luridly

  • adverb In a lurid manner
    it was luridly described in the book as the place where mystics took refuge