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Revengeful definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REVENGEFUL, a. revenj'ful.
1. full of revenge or a desire to inflict pain or evil for injury received; spiteful; malicious; wreaking revenge.
If thy revengeful heart cannot forgive.
2. Vindictive; inflicting punishment.
May my hands never brandish more revengeful steel.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge; "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen [syn: revengeful, vindictive, vengeful]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1570 full of or prone to revenge ; determined to get even revengefully adverb revengefulness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. eager for revenge. Derivatives: revengefully adv. revengefulness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Revengeful Re*venge"ful, a. Full of, or prone to, revenge; vindictive; malicious; revenging; wreaking revenge. If thy revengeful heart can not forgive. --Shak. May my hands . . . Never brandish more revengeful steel. --Shak. Syn: Vindictive; vengeful; resentful; malicious. -- Re*venge"ful*ly, adv. -- Re*venge"ful*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Vindictive, malicious, malignant, spiteful, resentful, implacable, vengeful, rancorous, malevolent.



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