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  • adj. Having a tendency to vindicate.
  • adj. Vindictive or excessively vengeful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to vindicate; vindicating.
  • adj. Revengeful; vindictive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to vindicate.—2. Punitory.
  • Vindictive; revengeful.

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