Definition of vindicative in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪndɪˌkətɪv/

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1 another term for vindictive.
Example sentences
  • Members of DOVE stand accused of being vindicative, scaremongering and using intimidatory tactics to name but a few.
  • It was no longer a question of pink slips, trials, excommunications, since the aborted scandal of Parsifal: no one had lost face - especially not the proud and vindicative director - but Wolfgang Wagner had won.
  • This president tends to be kind of vindicative about these things.
2Serving to vindicate someone or something: the Vindicative Answer lately published
More example sentences
  • After reading your vindicative and inspiring article I'm ready to go to the store, and I'm sure this time I'll walk away a satisfied customer

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