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vindictive - vocabulary

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adjective

Inclined toward revenge, vengeful; showing a revengeful spirit.

“That’s why you were so much struck when I mentioned to Zossimov that Porfiry was inquiring for every one who had pledges!” Razumihin put in with obvious intention. This was really unbearable. Raskolnikov could not help glancing at him with a flash of vindictive anger in his black eyes, but immediately recollected himself.

—Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment

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