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synonyms for revengeful

  • implacable
  • rancorous
  • resentful
  • spiteful
  • vindictive
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How to use revengeful in a sentence

The glamour of chivalry does not conceal the fierce and revengeful spirit of every class.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
I have been cold and even revengeful toward other members of this church.
ROBERT HARDY'S SEVEN DAYSCHARLES MONROE SHELDON
He was "ill-farrant," and revengeful,—ready to fight, but not ready to forgive.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
But Indians, who are by nature revengeful, could not be expected to endure wrongs without some retaliation.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
Instead of merry good-morrows and happy laughter, the air was filled with yell and shriek and wild revengeful howl.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
Somewhere in the associations of home there lay in wait for her a revengeful conscience which she feared to meet.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Would not the revengeful and exasperated barbarians demand life for life, blood for blood?
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
To this determination the Pope adhered unflinchingly, despite the threats and revengeful actions of Napoleon.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
As the minutes passed he had gradually drifted into a revengeful intention without knowing the precise moment of forming it.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
The terrible look had returned to his face with an added fire that beaconed a revengeful intention.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO REVENGEFUL

  • correctional
  • disciplinary
  • in reprisal
  • in retaliation
  • penal
  • punishing
  • punitory
  • retaliative
  • retaliatory
  • revengeful
  • vindictive
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