revengeful


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re·venge·ful

 (rĭ-vĕnj′fəl)
adj.
Full of or given to revenge.

re·venge′ful·ly adv.
re·venge′ful·ness n.

revengeful

(rɪˈvɛndʒfʊl)
adj
full of or characterized by desire for vengeance; vindictive
reˈvengefully adv
reˈvengefulness n

re•venge•ful

(rɪˈvɛndʒ fəl)

adj.
determined to have revenge; vindictive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.revengeful - disposed to seek revenge or intended for revengerevengeful - disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge; "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen
unforgiving - unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy; "a surly unforgiving old woman"

revengeful

adjective
Disposed to seek revenge:
Translations

revengeful

[rɪˈvendʒfʊl] ADJvengativo

revengeful

[rɪˈvɛndʒfʊl] adjvengeur/eresse, vindicatif/ive

revengeful

adjrachsüchtig

revengeful

[rɪˈvɛndʒfʊl] adjvendicativo/a
References in classic literature ?
but it will be comfortable presently - it seems that the woman was a young woman, and a jealous woman, and a revengeful woman; revengeful, Handel, to the last degree.
And he tried to think of her as she was when he met her the first time, at a railway station too, mysterious, exquisite, loving, seeking and giving happiness, and not cruelly revengeful as he remembered her on that last moment.
In war, he is daring, boastful, cunning, ruthless, self-denying, and self-devoted; in peace, just, generous, hospitable, revengeful, superstitious, modest, and commonly chaste.
I found, therefore, that something must be done; for I did not choose to leave my character at the mercy of a man whose passions are so violent and so revengeful.
what trances of torments does that man endure who is consumed with one unachieved revengeful desire.
Yet I am of opinion, this defect arises chiefly from a perverse, restive disposition; for they are cunning, malicious, treacherous, and revengeful.
Here I kept a pig; and one day, as ill fortune would have it, this pig broke out, and did a trespass, I think they call it, in a garden belonging to one of my neighbours, who was a proud, revengeful man, and employed a lawyer, one--one--I can't think of his name; but he sent for a writ against me, and had me to size.
Pride goes before a fall, and the revengeful Snow turned the tables with disastrous success.
Madame Ratignolle hoped that Robert would exercise extreme caution in dealing with the Mexicans, who, she considered, were a treacherous people, unscrupulous and revengeful.
All the air round was so thick and dark, the people were so passionately revengeful and fitful, the innocent were so constantly put to death on vague suspicion and black malice, it was so impossible to forget that many as blameless as her husband and as dear to others as he was to her, every day shared the fate from which he had been clutched, that her heart could not be as lightened of its load as she felt it ought to be.
George, I reckon you'll have to wait another turn, friend; and lucky for you as I'm not a revengeful man.
He even opened his mouth to tell Milady who he was, and with what a revengeful purpose he had come; but she added, "Poor angel, whom that monster of a Gascon barely failed to kill.