Definitions

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  • adv. In a vindictive manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a vindictive manner; by way of revenge; revengefully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a vindictive, revengeful manner

Etymologies

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vindictive +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I tell you "-- vindictively --" if you will consent to give up the family of the man who stole my Eleanor from me I will make you my heiress.

    Molly Bawn

  • Linday cried, glaring vindictively at the closed door.

    THE END OF THE STORY

  • He grinned vindictively, and the correspondent seemed to lose all interest.

    CHAPTER 28

  • There stood Mrs. Silverstein, with angry eyes that snapped vindictively at sight of her boy's clothes.

    Chapter 6

  • The mate's face set vindictively, and his fists clenched.

    A LITTLE ACCOUNTWITH SWITHIN HALL

  • I hope the sun takes the skin all off your back, she panted vindictively, as they slid the canoe down the last shelf and dropped it into the water.

    CHAPTER 25

  • His eyes snapped vindictively, while his ears joyed in the sniffles she emitted.

    Chapter 3

  • BHO is no exception, but then, if he does not do anything, or grossly ignores bipartisan contribution, as vindictively denied by many GOPs, he may not even find a place in hell, let alone heaven.

    Poll: Obama drops on health care

  • In sane moments we all know that it's the kids who suffer most when we act vindictively, but we are a flawed species and behaving as best we can is not an instinct we are at home with.

    Dear Mariella: My daughter still loves her father, who was abusive to me, and I feel very bitter about it

  • If it still to bothers you, continue your current course of lashing out vindictively against people around you and if that fails to give comfort, well, a lot of people who have been troubled in this way successfully find solace for many years in problem drinking.

    Dr Gerry Mander: the therapist the stars trust

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