Lu"rid (?), a. [L. luridus.]
Pale yellow; ghastly pale; wan; gloomy; dismal.
Fierce o'er their beauty blazed the lurid flame.
Wrapped in drifts of lurid smoke
On the misty river tide.
Having a brown color tonged with red, as of flame seen through smoke.
Of a color tinged with purple, yellow, and gray.
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