- The livid discoloration of the skin on the dependent parts of a body after death.
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Invidia and livor denote envy as a temporary state, whereas malignitas as an habitual quality and disposition, in opp.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes
Denique si quis adhuc prætendit nubila, livor Occidet, et meriti post me referentur honores.The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales