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English definition of “livid”

livid

adjective  /ˈlɪv·ɪd/ us  

livid adjective (ANGRY)

extremely angry: The rude letter from his mother-in-law made him livid.

livid adjective (COLOR)

(esp. of marks on the skin) of a purple or dark blue color, usually caused by an injury: There was a livid bruise on her upper arm where she had fallen.
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