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(līvôr, -vər)
  1. 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

    Ludwig Dderlein

  • Denique si quis adhuc prætendit nubila, livor Occidet, et meriti post me referentur honores.