livid

Part of speech: noun

LIVIDNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Black and blue, as bruised flesh; lead colored; ashy pale, as the lips.

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Usage examples "livid":

  1. She fixed her eyes sternly on Settimia's, and the woman turned livid, and ground her teeth. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. Mr. Thauret seemed livid with wrath, and a dramatic incident occurred, unobserved by the rest of the company. - "An Artist in Crime", Rodrigues Ottolengui.
  3. The sky was obscured, the waters became livid, and the horizon disappeared behind a thick veil of mist. - "Holland, v. 1 (of 2)", Edmondo de Amicis.