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horrible in fierceness or savagery

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glaringly vivid and graphic

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shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke

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ghastly pale

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THE two faces of Britain were luridly exposed this week, and it is difficult to say which is the uglier.
"Banville is the greatest living master of simile and metaphor in prose, and Time Pieces is a trove of arresting imagery, from the lushly poetic to the luridly absurd.
At the pinnacle was the much-loved pop man, who, every Friday, pulled up in a flatbed lorry filled with crates of luridly coloured soft drinks by long-disappeared companies such as "Villa".
Luridly colored shapes emerge from beneath feathered as well as smudged fields of white.
Many other rappers have more loudly and luridly made their presence felt, but Gloc-9 still 'shines out,' due to his innate focus and pertinence.
Fin's domestic life is then plunged into further chaos when, with his mother hospitalised, his custody is passed to his luridly wicked Uncle Calvin, a demon figure worthy of Brothers Grimm.
The revolving set alternates effectively between chip shop and luridly decorated Khan household.
Writer-director Eliza Hittman has a sensitive ear for the way adolescents reveal themselves through evasion: It's a tension crucial to this anxious, tactile, profoundly sad study of a young man's journey of sexual self-discovery and self-betrayal on the luridly faded boardwalks of Brooklyn.
Shortly after 7am I was sitting astride a luridly pink-mauve shaft of kayak, double-bladed paddle in hand cleaving the early morning water of Egypt's greatest river with a dozen other pioneers.
I guess many of us have seen the TV series 'Hotel Impossible', in which many such horrors are luridly portrayed.
In a city rife with crime, porno shops and a luridly tempting Times Square, this nightclub became the cynosure of every eye, the gossip column item everyone wanted to read about and be in and the place to be if you were anybody who counted in the world of celebrity.
In Utopia's luridly coloured, comicbook world, people you thought were dead often pop up again - like Lee the hitman.
DRAMA UTOPIA C4, 10pm IN UTOPIA'S luridly coloured, comic book world, people you thought were dead often pop up again - like Lee the hitman.
But it came in a luridly coloured sweet and sour sauce that was cloying and lacked any chilli oomp that might have rescued it.