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"I always said your colonel was a bear," says Miss Massereene, vindictively.

But, it hastens to add, vindictively, 'generally an old or a rude-mannered one.'

"'Twould have served 'em right to have gone and left 'em," muttered Benham vindictively.

Nicanor came to hate him vindictively, with no reason at all, as he hated all the world just then.

Lloyd chuckled so vindictively that Symonds glanced at him in surprise.

"I hold you responsible for the death of those men," said Hendry vindictively.

And then, vindictively: “I presume they are desperadoes—too!”

"I've no use for him either," exclaimed Donald vindictively.

Natasha cried, and her eyes glittered coldly and vindictively.

Well, she is,” said Joel vindictively, “to come before we'd got back to school.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin vindicta "revenge" (see vindication). Related: Vindictively.

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