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vindictive

vindictive

vindictive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vindictive

Definition
(adj) disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
Synonyms : revengeful , vengeful
Example Sentence
  • more vindictive than jealous love
  • punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature

Definition
(adj) showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
Synonyms : despiteful , spiteful
Example Sentence
  • a despiteful fiend
  • a truly spiteful child
  • a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vindictive

vindictive=win+addictive obsessed about winning ...so always having ill will against others
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by menghwani

vin(win) a person is always wanting to win , if he loses he feels to seek revenge
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by rohitgupta9060

The vindictive one is likely to start vendetta(that is fight for revenge).
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by if only

vindicate sounds like indicating to win by taking revenge..
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by avinash001

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