revengeful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From revenge +‎ -ful.

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Adjective[edit]

revengeful (comparative more revengeful, superlative most revengeful)

  1. Vengeful, vindictive. [from 16th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI.7:
      the baser mind it selfe displayes / In cancred malice and revengefull spight […].

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