Definition of livide
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1.
LNS
līvidē
lividus
adverb
  1. of a leaden color, lividly
Abbreviations
līvidus, a, um, adj. liveo, of a blue or leaden color, bluish, blue. Lit.: vada, Verg. A. 6, 320: lividissima vorago, Cat. 17, 11: racemi, Hor. C. 2, 5, 10.

— Esp., produced by beating, bruising, etc., black and blue, livid: livida armis Bracchia, Hor. C. 1, 8, 10: ora livida facta, Ov. H. 20, 82; Plin. 24, 11, 55, § 93.

— Transf., making livid, i. e. deadly: livida materno fervent adipata veneno, Juv. 6, 631.

— Trop., envious, invidious, spiteful, malicious. Of persons: invidi et malevoli et lividi, Cic. Tusc. 4, 12, 28 (dub.): nos nostraque lividus odit, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 89.

— Of inanim. and abstr. things: lingua, Ov. F. 1, 74: obliviones (because forgetfulness robs the deserving of the praise which is his due), Hor. C. 4, 9, 33: sententia, spiteful, malicious, Sen. Contr. 2, 14.

—Hence, līvidē, adv., of a leaden color, lividly.

—Comp., Plin. 37, 7, 25, § 94 dub.
 
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