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Sample sentences for the GRE study word lurid

lurid can be used as a adj

1.At first it was but a lurid spark upon the stone pavement. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Across the stage with pallor on her face, yet lurid passion. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.And along the margin where the water sometimes broke was a thick incrustation of salt--pink under the lurid sky. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.Even as I beheld this a lurid green glare lit the road about me and showed the distant woods towards Addlestone. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
5."Yea, woman, thou sayest truly" cried old Roger Chillingworth, letting the lurid fire of his heart blaze out before her eyes. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.The impervious navigator heard these lurid tidings, undismayed. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.It was whispered by those who peered after her that the scarlet letter threw a lurid gleam along the dark passage-way of the interior. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.Then it was withdrawn as suddenly as it appeared, and all was dark again save the single lurid spark which marked a chink between the stones. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
9.The sun, shining through the smoke that drove up from the tops of the trees, seemed blood red, and threw an unfamiliar lurid light upon everything. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

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