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1. vindictive

adjective. ['vɪnˈdɪktɪv'] disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge.

Synonyms

  • vengeful
  • revengeful

Antonyms

  • exculpatory
  • unvindictive
  • kind

Etymology

  • vindicta (Latin)
  • vindico (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vindictive

  • restrictive
  • predictive
  • addictive

Sentences with vindictive


1. Adjective
Don't make it a vindictive move or turn it into a big deal.

Quotes about vindictive


1. The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

2. vindictive

adjective. ['vɪnˈdɪktɪv'] showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite.

Synonyms

  • despiteful
  • spiteful

Antonyms

  • placable
  • absolvitory
  • exonerative

Etymology

  • vindicta (Latin)
  • vindico (Latin)
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