Entry: lividity (adj.)
In context: “…his posture getting more and more military as rigor mortis sets in, with his bare feet looking like purple loaves of bread, from the lividity…”
Definition: The quality or condition of being livid; a pale-bluish discoloration.
Other: I don’t want to spoil anything for you, but someone dies in Infinite Jest.
I was much more familiar with livid in the sense of anger or fury; did you know that the first reference other than as a colour was in 1912?
1912 Collier's 9 Mar. 21/1 He sprang to his feet, livid. ‘That's a lie,’ and he stopped suddenly, startled by his own violence.
1622 Bacon Hist. Raigne Henry VII 9 There followed no Carbuncle, no purple or liuide Spots.
SNOOT score: 3 – You can definitely play this one up for SNOOT points when someone tries to correct your ‘misuse’ of livid!
Source: Oxford English Dictionary