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English adjective: livid

1. livid anemic looking from illness or emotion


SamplesA face turned ashen.
The invalid's blanched cheeks.
Tried to speak with bloodless lips.
A face livid with shock.
Lips...livid with the hue of death.
Lips white with terror.
A face white with rage.


Synonymsashen, blanched, bloodless, white


Similarcolorless, colourless


Antonymscolorful, colourful

2. livid (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity


SamplesLivid lightning streaked the sky.
A thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day.


Similarlight


Antonymsdark

3. livid furiously angry


SamplesWillful stupidity makes him absolutely livid.


Similarangry


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsunangry

4. livid discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin


SamplesBeaten black and blue.
Livid bruises.


Synonymsblack-and-blue


Similarinjured


Antonymsuninjured









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