Livid
Livid Liv"id (l[i^]v"[i^]d), a. [L. lividus, from livere to be of a blush color, to be black and blue: cf. F. livide.] 1. Black and blue; grayish blue; of a lead color; discolored, as flesh may be from a contusion. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

There followed no carbuncles, no purple or livid spots, the mass of the blood not being tainted. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Extremely angry; enraged; infuriated. [PJC]

3. Pallid; ashen; -- of the skin. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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