vindictively


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vin·dic·tive

 (vĭn-dĭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Disposed to seek revenge; revengeful.
2. Marked by or resulting from a desire to hurt; spiteful.

[From Latin vindicta, vengeance, from vindex, vindic-, surety, avenger; see vindicate.]

vin·dic′tive·ly adv.
vin·dic′tive·ness n.
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Adv.1.vindictively - in a vindictive, revengeful mannervindictively - in a vindictive, revengeful manner; "he plotted vindictively against his former superiors"
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Translations

vindictively

[vɪnˈdɪktɪvlɪ] ADV (= vengefully) → vengativamente, con afán de venganza; (= unforgivingly) → con rencor, rencorosamente
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vindictively

adv say, behavegemein
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vindictively

[vɪnˈdɪktɪvlɪ] advvendicativamente
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References in classic literature ?
And clear across to the Atlantic, the Junta in touch with them all and all of them needing guns, mere adventurers, soldiers of fortune, bandits, disgruntled American union men, socialists, anarchists, rough-necks, Mexican exiles, peons escaped from bondage, whipped miners from the bull-pens of Coeur d'Alene and Colorado who desired only the more vindictively to fight--all the flotsam and jetsam of wild spirits from the madly complicated modern world.
The women all failing, from the handsome housekeeper downward, to make the smallest impression on him, consoled themselves by prophetic visions of his future relations with the sex, and predicted vindictively that "his time would come."
The counsel were eloquent, argumentative, and vindictively abusive of each other, as was characteristic and proper.
I can't bear it!" Natasha cried, and her eyes glittered coldly and vindictively. "Did you see her?" she added, after a pause.
'I could never thole his books,' said my mother immediately, and indeed vindictively.
He did this because there is a saying in the Neverland that, every time you breathe, a grown-up dies; and Peter was killing them off vindictively as fast as possible.
She always looked at him very vindictively, and then vanished.
And she bit her lip, and frowned vindictively upon the fair domain she had once so coveted to call her own.
"Thanks be, I'm done with geometry, learning or teaching it," said Anne Shirley, a trifle vindictively, as she thumped a somewhat battered volume of Euclid into a big chest of books, banged the lid in triumph, and sat down upon it, looking at Diana Wright across the Green Gables garret, with gray eyes that were like a morning sky.
"If only some one would twist him on the rack," the Duchess murmured vindictively. "I tried to read one of his speeches the other day.
`you, who pursue crime so vindictively, answer now, why are there unpunished crimes in your dwelling?'" The baroness became pale.
The older males either ignored him entirely or else hated him so vindictively that but for his wondrous agility and speed and the fierce protection of the huge Kala he would have been dispatched at an early age.