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 ?
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.
In war, he is daring, boastful, cunning, ruthless, self-denying, and self-devoted; in peace, just, generous, hospitable, revengeful, superstitious, modest, and commonly chaste.
what trances of torments does that man endure who is consumed with one unachieved revengeful desire.
They resolved to keep a lookout for that Spaniard when he should come to town spying out for chances to do his revengeful job, and follow him to "Number Two," wherever that might be.
There was the stile before me--the very fields through which I had hurried, blind, deaf, distracted with a revengeful fury tracking and scourging me, on the morning I fled from Thornfield: ere I well knew what course I had resolved to take, I was in the midst of them.
The looks of all of them were dark, repressed, and revengeful, as they listened to the countryman's story; the manner of all of them, while it was secret, was authoritative too.
Micawber informed me that even the revengeful boot-maker had declared in open court that he bore him no malice, but that when money was owing to him he liked to be paid.
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.
Reverend as you write yourself, be revengeful for once, and pray with me that he may be visited with such a fit of the stone, as if he had all the fragments of poor Robin in that region of his viscera where the disease holds its seat.
George, I reckon you'll have to wait another turn, friend; and lucky for you as I'm not a revengeful man.
Yet I am of opinion, this defect arises chiefly from a perverse, restive disposition; for they are cunning, malicious, treacherous, and revengeful.