The seer raised his hand to heaven, murmuring: The vendetta of Mananaun!
…what he was) a certain kind of admiration for a man who had actually brandished a knife, cold steel, with the courage of his political convictions (though, personally, he would never be a party to any such thing), off the same bat as those love vendettas of the south, have her or swing for her, when the husband frequently, after some words passed between the two concerning her relations with the other lucky mortal (he having had the pair watched), inflicted fatal injuries on his adored…
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My math teacher had a vendetta against me and as proof I offer the fact that I had not been told about Wednesday’s test.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
Winters has some crazy vendetta against people who smoke.