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- adj. vengeful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Vengeful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Avenging; executing vengeance.
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Trailing fingers are terminals which ignite living flames, and the propeller of the little boat creates an avengeful commotion of light which trails far astern.
And if he does believe it, is he not aware that he is propagating a pernicious myth of an avengeful Christian stereotype, that is as abhorrent as any other religious or racial stereotype?
What will be his anguish, should you fall into the hands of the furious man whose love you have rejected; when it will no longer be in the power of a parent to preserve your person from the outrages of his eager and avengeful passion!
This, to us, was a moment fraught with extreme peril — not knowing friend from foe, and instantly apprehensive of the knives and arrows of the avengeful throng.
Finally it arrived last Friday, the week after the avengeful, Jos massacre.
The author went from from a condemning avengeful God to a milch toast, permissive parent who forgives all offenses
I arouse the indolent, dissipate the winds, and appease the avengeful. "