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synonyms for vengeful

  • antagonistic
  • hostile
  • vindictive
  • avenging
  • implacable
  • inimical
  • punitive
  • rancorous
  • relentless
  • retaliatory
  • revengeful
  • spiteful
  • unforgiving
See also synonyms for: vengefully / vengefulness

antonyms for vengeful

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  • agreeable
  • friendly
  • kind
  • nice
  • condoning
  • forgiving
  • liking
  • pardoning
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How to use vengeful in a sentence

So far we’ve watched Balto and Wolfwalkers, the latter a 2020 film about a girl who turns into a wolf and must help save her fellow canines—and the wild lands they inhabit—from vengeful humans.
WOLVES ARE STILL THE BAD GUYS IN CHILDREN’S MEDIA. LET’S CHANGE THAT.LWHELANDECEMBER 29, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Activist Charlie Kirk warned of a “vengeful mob that seeks to destroy our way of life, our neighborhoods, schools, churches and values.”
RITTENHOUSE WAS ACQUITTED, NOT VALIDATEDPHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The state will argue, Leitess said, that Ramos was a vengeful narcissist who believed he was smarter than everyone else.
DEFENSE EXPERTS SAY CAPITAL GAZETTE SHOOTER WAS DRIVEN BY MENTAL DISORDERS. PROSECUTORS SAY HE WAS OUT FOR REVENGE.KATIE METTLER, EMILY DAVIESJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That depends on your flour, the ambient humidity and, I believe, whether the pie gods are feeling vengeful.
AMERICA FORGOT HOW TO MAKE PROPER PIE. CAN WE REMEMBER BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE?MEGAN MCARDLEJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gone is her psychotic look and her murderous, vengeful hatred for everything around her.
EVERY ‘MASS EFFECT’ SQUADMATE, RANKED FROM A STORYTELLING PERSPECTIVEJHAAN ELKERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These continued to be represented by their attendants, who executed a deity's stern and vengeful decrees.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
Similarly in Babylonia the fragments of this class of literature which survive deal mainly with wicked and vengeful demons.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
Trymore and Pringle, goading their horses frantically, were doing their utmost to get away from their vengeful comrades.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He did smile, a vengeful smile, as he thought of the trouble the black brute had put him to, with the chagrin it had caused him.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
The agency that caused all these to be supplied—crafty, cruel, vengeful—may readily be guessed at.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
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