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1. Desiring vengeance; vindictive: epidemics seen as acts of a vengeful God.
2. Characterized by or stemming from a desire for revenge: a vengeful attack by a spurned lover; vengeful anger.
3. Serving to exact vengeance: a vengeful sword.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. desiring revenge; vindictive
2. characterized by or indicating a desire for revenge: a vengeful glance.
3. inflicting or taking revenge: with vengeful blows.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. desiring or seeking vengeance; vindictive.
2. characterized by or showing a vindictive spirit.
[1580–90; shortened form of revengeful]
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|Adj.||1.||vengeful - 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"
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adjective unforgiving, relentless, avenging, vindictive, punitive, implacable, spiteful, retaliatory, rancorous, thirsting for revenge, revengeful He was stabbed to death by his vengeful wife.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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vengeful[ˈvendʒfʊl] ADJ → vengativo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vengeful[ˈvɛndʒfʊl] adj → vengeur/geresse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj → rachsüchtig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
vengeful[ˈvɛndʒfʊl] adj (liter) → vendicativo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995