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 ?
I knew the ugliness of Heine's nature: his revengefulness, and malice, and cruelty, and treachery, and uncleanness; and yet he was supremely charming among the poets I have read.
Many have adopted Nietzsche's mannerisms and word- coinages, who had nothing in common with him beyond the ideas and "business" they plagiarised; but the superficial observer and a large portion of the public, not knowing of these things,--not knowing perhaps that there are iconoclasts who destroy out of love and are therefore creators, and that there are others who destroy out of resentment and revengefulness and who are therefore revolutionists and anarchists,--are prone to confound the two, to the detriment of the nobler type.
The 93-year-old autocrat said that "we cannot be guided by bitterness or revengefulness which would not makes us any better .
But as he moves to the next utterance unit, his anger and revengefulness boils up and his pitch rises to 224 Hertz.