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  • n. Plural form of vendetta.

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Examples

  • Getting the story was difficult: people involved in vendettas literally couldn't leave their homes.

    Photographer Guillaume Herbaut's best shot

  • By 1894, Baron Frederick Von Baur buried his fifth child and final heir after having to behead the young man-turned-vampire (having lost his other children in vendettas with the Condottieri Cosini in Venice and Club Thirteen in London).

    The Codex Continual » The Von Baurs

  • There are good reasons to attack Palin's judgement - her definition of clean government seems flexible enough to allow her to pursue family vendettas from the Governor's office.

    Get a grip!

  • The last thing you want to do with a guy who blatantly abuses his authority to wage personal vendettas is give him more power.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • He does not hesitate to get involved in personal vendettas, which is unbecoming in a national columnist.

    Small Dead Animals And Kinsella Holocaust Victims « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Not because the defendant, despite his guilty plea, insisted that he really had no criminal intent and that "vendettas" by fellow employees were what got him in trouble.

    The Union Democrat, Sonora, CA News, Sports, & Weather

  • Several surveys have now surfaced to say that not only men but women as well prefer to have male bosses, because the females have used their power for 'vendettas' against anyone they feel has made it difficult for them to succeed in the workplace.

    henrymakow.com

  • Since all it knows how to do is strike back at defectors, one scrambled signal or slipup can send Tit for Tat spiraling ever downward into vendettas that overshadow those seen in Romeo and Juliet, between the Hatfields and McCoys, or anything witnessed in Corsica, for that matter.

    SuperCooperators

  • There would be vendettas where people would check every five minutes to see if somebody in particular had parked on their street.

    Reality Has A Gaming Layer

  • Competitors, business rivals, people with personal vendettas, and even opposing parties in lawsuits can pose as a client in an attempt to portray the person in a negative light.

    Reputation Management Law is the Next Big Thing : Law is Cool

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