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vindictive
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Wuthering Heights
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  • He complained so seldom, indeed, of such stirs as these, that I really thought him not vindictive: I was deceived completely, as you will hear.
  • Her present countenance had a wild vindictiveness in its white cheek, and a bloodless lip and scintillating eye; and she retained in her closed fingers a portion of the locks she had been grasping.

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  • punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature
  • more vindictive than jealous love

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