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adjective as in retaliating; hating

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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.

Activist Charlie Kirk warned of a “vengeful mob that seeks to destroy our way of life, our neighborhoods, schools, churches and values.”

The state will argue, Leitess said, that Ramos was a vengeful narcissist who believed he was smarter than everyone else.

That depends on your flour, the ambient humidity and, I believe, whether the pie gods are feeling vengeful.

Gone is her psychotic look and her murderous, vengeful hatred for everything around her.

So, better an angry, vengeful, mean God, who punishes a nation because some in it are having sex, than no God at all.

In certain storylines, illegal industrial pollution is just as much a villain as the vengeful monsters it creates.

Those who claim to speak for a vengeful Allah take great delight in smashing idols wherever and whenever they can get to them.

Indeed, once the fire-engine house was taken, everybody seemed impressed by John Brown, rather than infuriated or vengeful.

This is part the judgmental aestheticism of my mother hovering in my consciousness like a vengeful Jewish Yoda.

These continued to be represented by their attendants, who executed a deity's stern and vengeful decrees.

Similarly in Babylonia the fragments of this class of literature which survive deal mainly with wicked and vengeful demons.

Trymore and Pringle, goading their horses frantically, were doing their utmost to get away from their vengeful comrades.

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 agency that caused all these to be supplied—crafty, cruel, vengeful—may readily be guessed at.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vengeful, such as: antagonistic, hostile, vindictive, avenging, implacable, and inimical.

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