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- n. The condition of being vindictive
- n. A malevolent desire for revenge
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being vindictive; revengeful spirit; revengefulness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a malevolent desire for revenge
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It's amazing how her vindictiveness is coming back to haunt her.
Now when the TRUTH about her corruption, lack of ethics, abuse of power conviction, and vindictiveness is coming back on her, she plays victim and cuts and runs.
Mean-spirited and vindictiveness from the top down, eh, faux boy?
They were part of efforts by Madikizela-Mandela to end what she has termed the vindictiveness of President Thabo Mbeki's and ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma's presidential campaigns.
It is your want of judgment, your vindictiveness, that is the cause of my death.
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This kind of vindictiveness is not what we want in a leader, we just had 7 yrs of that.
SNEDDON: I'm not -- (UNINTELLIGIBLE) that characterization because that's unfair that there's some kind of vindictiveness involved here or fearlessness involved or retribution.
How a young widow might feel to be told by her husband's first wife that she never really knew him, that she was merely a clueless latecomer – and what kind of vindictiveness would cause the first wife to say such a thing – seem to be matters of mere psychology beneath this author's notice.
You knew me in "former days as mild," etc., and were not prepared for such a speech; you charitably suggest that its "vindictiveness" may be owing to a substitution of the reporter's language for my own, and "are not without hope of seeing a disclaimer."