vindicative


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vindicative

(ˈvɪndɪˌkeɪtɪv; vɪnˈdɪkətɪv)
adj
1. obsolete vindictive; vengeful
2. tending to vindicate
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This is especially so since, as is elucidated later, even the grandest calamities that can befall a community or a nation (here the Poles) may contain within themselves a germ of spectacular triumphs later, to say nothing of the idea of the vindicative moral victory, the victory in defeat, fetishized in official Polish culture throughout the nineteenth century and indeed up until the present day in some quarters.
Krichen evoque aussi dans son livre la [beaucoup moins que]haine vindicative de Marzouki[beaucoup plus grand que] contre l'homme d'affaires Kamel Ltaief.
Their attitude to KP looks unnecessarily vindicative.
The film's perverse intimations of necrophilia (Hutchings 2008: 317) and satanic sacrificial rituals were without doubt topped by the notorious sequence in which Poelzig was skinned alive by the vindicative Wendegast.
Vicious and vindicative, they are obviously well suited.
91) The court further recognized that the broader purpose of punitive damages in the state is to "vindicate[] a private right," and that "several cases conclude this vindicative quality adds a compensatory purpose.
The appearance of the fountain, for instance, is immediately followed by a declaration that includes figures and qualities that are familiar, following our reading of Dehors ("nausee," "cendres" "vindicative"): "La pente de l'homme faite de la nausee de ses cendres, de l'homme en lutte avec sa providence vindicative, ne suffit pas a vous desenchanter.
La Pachamama, a l'instar de toutes les divinites andines, revet deux personnalites, l'une genereuse et fertile, et l'autre vindicative, au cas oo elle ne recevrait pas son du.
Corea (1990) in her discussion about the "Cosby Show' touches upon the delusive nature of vindicative representation.
Otherwise [sic] this is nothing but a vindicative harrangue.
The Middle Ages became, thus, an important vindicative time for groups of competing ideologies, which aimed at controlling the popularization of the past among a hardly literate society.