Translation of lurid in Spanish:


escabroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈl(j)ʊərɪd//ˈlʊrəd/


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    (details/tale) escabroso
    (details/tale) morboso
    (imagination) morboso
    • Forget all the subsequent headlines that rival any Hollywood film star for lurid exposure and sensationalism.
    • We've become the inquiring minds who demand to know every lurid detail, with no regard for the pain that might cause.
    • Within an hour of hearing this news I was assailed by the first of countless journalists and by next morning my son's death was in every paper in the most lurid of terms.
    • Dr. Ink grew up reading, and loving, the New York tabloids, so he has a taste for the lurid and sensational.
    • At the time, the national press and television was full of the lurid details of a trial of a young Canadian teacher accused of having sex with pupils.
    • By that point, however, the audience is accustomed to lurid details that toy with the established presentations of the play.
    • We'll see in the end, although most readers will have guessed long before all the lurid and shabby details come out.
    • It provided the basis of last week's lurid and sensational headlines.
    • The lurid details of his love life and sexual habits are, for the most part, left out - which is really a downer.
    • Newspapers also report, in lurid and graphic detail, cases of abuse that these women experience.
    • No: it's a city whose timbers are shivered relentlessly by awful warnings that vault between a grim present and a lurid future.
    • Playing at or discussing sex - even in graphic lurid detail - isn't really anything to freak out about.
    • Somebody was getting off on dirty talk and we heard every lurid detail.
    • What you want to do is show those lurid effects of sex and blood.
    • Sexual deviance, of any kind, is a threat, and that threat must be recounted in lurid detail.
    • Details of their sexual encounters, which she spelt out in lurid detail to the hungry English press, are being repeated worldwide.
    • The lurid and sensational delivery by Rodriguez propels his movie forward into feeling anything but as recycled as it really is.
    • I will spare you the lurid details and let my description of the four tykes suffice.
    • And I'll be mightily amused if anyone goes searching through the archives for lurid details of my love life.
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    (garment/color) chillón
    (garment/color) chabacano
    (color/garment) charro Latin America informal
    • The look and feel of the sets and lighting are designed to suggest the lurid splashes of colour and active space that typify the conventional comic book.
    • He'd made it brighter by painting all the walls in lurid yellow emulsion.
    • The trumpets continue to sound as the matadors shadow-practice with lurid pink and yellow capes.
    • It conjurs up images of spangly cheapness, itchy Christmas party dresses in lurid colours, and hangover discomfort.
    • Hank accepted a pack of lurid pink candy, figuring that Chase might like it, if his mama didn't mind.
    • Climbing to the surface, the ad explodes in a fantasia of lurid colour, like a milkshake made from a pair of Jimi Hendrix's trousers.
    • I wore green nail polish and lurid green stockings to complete the effect.
    • She will however, still be perched behind a glass of lurid colour, only this time it will be decorated with umbrella, sparkler and assorted fruitery.
    • The main roads remind me of the roads on the outskirts of huge cities in the USA, with their seemingly endless miles of fast food joints and lurid neon signs.
    • The accompanying picture, in lurid colours, showed a robotic device grappling with a red blood cell.
    • Hues are vivid and occasionally lurid: electric blues and yellows, intense magentas and reds.
    • A ‘lady boy’ in a particularly lurid shade of pink lipstick sold me some ceramic Buddha beads.
    • Given the lurid colour of road safety cameras, they are hardly a stealth tax!
    • And gameplay is almost as irritating as the soundtrack and lurid colours.
    • These effects are sometimes too lurid to be pleasant.
    • These prints are evenly saturated with color and a bright, almost lurid light of a consistent value.
    • The lurid colour represents the anger of violent passion.
    • The poster with its lurid colours and slight diagonal people positioning pretty much sums up the movie.
    • When they emerge, in the form of mushrooms, they come in such weird shapes and lurid colours that you want to kick them, not pick them.
    • She was still delighted by the lurid colour of the vegetable.
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    (sky/sunset) refulgente
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