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livid

adjective uk   us   /ˈlɪv.ɪd/

livid adjective (ANGRY)

extremely angry: He was livid when he found out.

livid adjective (COLOUR)

(especially of marks on the skin) of an unpleasant purple or dark blue colour: He had a long, livid scar across his cheek.
Translations of “livid”
in Korean 아주 화가 난…
in Arabic غاضِب…
in Portuguese furioso…
in Catalan furiós…
in Japanese 激怒した…
in Italian livido di rabbia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生氣的, 狂怒的,暴怒的…
in Russian взбешенный…
in Turkish çok kızmış, öfkeli, sinirli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生气的, 狂怒的,暴怒的…
in Polish wściekły…
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