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revengeful

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈvɛn(d)ʒfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

Definition of revengeful in English:

adjective

Eager for revenge: the average Briton is not naturally vindictive and revengeful
More example sentences
  • Vindictive, unforgiving and revengeful, Susan did her utmost to make certain the only other woman remaining in the contest wouldn't win.
  • But I do think he is a man who bears a grudge, who is a man who is vindictive and revengeful and, I have to say, so does Mr Burton.…
  • The most revengeful way to humiliate a family against whom disputes are pending is to subject the womenfolk in that family to crimes that rob them of their honour and dignity and bring them disrepute.

Derivatives

revengefully

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • The white fox rushes toward him with unsheathed claws as a last resort and the wolf only smiles revengefully.
  • Why do some of her supporters think that if they revengefully abandon him that his supporters are going to support her the next time around?
  • This is an idiom you say it when someone does something without following your advice; you say it revengefully.

revengefulness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Fear, and something else, possibly hatred or revengefulness, brought her back to her senses.
  • They depict a God whose attributes include sovereignty and revengefulness.

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