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Word: livid

Definition: lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry


Sentences Containing 'livid'

And at this moment there was a tremendous peal of thunder, while the livid lightning illumined the room, and the thunder, rolling away in the distance, seemed to withdraw unwillingly from the cursed abode.
At length a slight color tinged the livid cheeks, consciousness returned to the dull, open eyeballs, a faint sigh issued from the lips, and the sufferer made a feeble effort to move.
Besides that all secret men are men soon terrified, here were surely cards enough of one black suit, to justify the holder in growing rather livid as he turned them over.
But Paterno and the coaching staff were most livid about a blown call with 40 seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied at 21–21.
cried Bertuccio, whose copper complexion became livid``I go to Auteuil?''
Dantes looked in fear and wonder at the livid countenance of Faria, whose eyes, already dull and sunken, were surrounded by purple circles, while his lips were white as those of a corpse, and his very hair seemed to stand on end.
Five little livid spots, the marks of four fingers and a thumb, were printed upon the white wrist.
His face was livid, large drops rolled down his face, and in his fingers he held the fragments of a quill pen which he had torn to atoms.
M. de Villefort a second time raised his head, looked at Benedetto as if he had been gazing at the head of Medusa, and became livid.
Robert is livid, both at the news and the method that he found out about the news.
She said "no" but was livid about Cain's denials.
So powerfully did the whole grim aspect of Ahab affect me, and the livid brand which streaked it, that for the first few moments I hardly noted that not a little of this overbearing grimness was owing to the barbaric white leg upon which he partly stood.
Some sprained shoulders, wrists, and ankles; livid contusions; wrenched harpoons and lances; inextricable intricacies of rope; shattered oars and planks; all these were there; but no fatal or even serious ill seemed to have befallen any one.
The woman, especially, was hideous; her usual feverish tremulousness was intensified, her countenance had become livid, and her eyes resembled burning coals.
Then I stopped once more, for the crawling multitude of crabs had disappeared, and the red beach, save for its livid green liverworts and lichens, seemed lifeless.
Trojans fans, many of whom lived in Pasadena, were livid, particularly because of the delay in the final vote.
Villefort became livid; Madame Danglars fell into a long seat placed near the chimney.
Villefort violently unbuttoned his great coat, which seemed to strangle him, and passing his livid hand across his forehead, entered his study.
``Wild eyes, the iris of which contracts or dilates at pleasure,''said Debray;``facial angle strongly developed, magnificent forehead, livid complexion, black beard, sharp and white teeth, politeness unexceptionable.''

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