- Vindictive or wanting vengeance.
- His chains now broken, the prisoner turned a vengeful eye toward his former captors.
2011 December 14, Steven Morris, “Devon woman jailed for 168 days for killing kitten in microwave”, in Guardian:
- A vengeful mother-of-three has been jailed for 168 days after being convicted of killing a neighbour's kitten by microwaving the 10-week-old pet.
- See also Thesaurus:vengeful