lurid

lurid [ LOO’ R-id ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. marked by sensationalism
2. glowing or shining in colour
3. having an unnatural glare
4. livid or pallid
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The lurid details of his personal life mentioned in his autobiography made it a bestseller.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Earlier this month a private investigator hired by the adviser filed an affidavit making further lurid claims about Mr Najib and the Mongolian, only to retract it a day later, claiming he had made it under duress.

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