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Use "luridness" in a sentence
"Essentially a police procedural, the film prefigures the luridness of Michael Powell's "Peeping Tom" (1960) and Alfred Hitchcock's "Frenzy" (1972), but it's much closer in spirit to Otto Preminger's "Bunny Lake Is Missing" (1965)."
"I mean, some of those offers weren't things that I wanted to do and were taking advantage of the luridness of my situation, but I haven't really had trouble working or existing or having a career."
"Oh right, those horrid beasts tarnishing young minds with their luridness."