wreakful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wreak +‎ -ful.

Adjective[edit]

wreakful (comparative more wreakful, superlative most wreakful)

  1. (obsolete) Vengeful; angry, furious.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.1:
      Ne any liv'd on ground that durst withstand / His dreadfull heast, much lesse him match in fight, / Or bide the horror of his wreakfull hand […].

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