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vindictive
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Anna Karenina
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  • To all inquiries made him as to how he felt, he made the same answer with an expression of vindictive reproachfulness, "I’m suffering horribly, intolerably!"
  • Then recalling all the excitement and vindictiveness he had seen on all the faces, he felt sad; he made up his mind to go, and went downstairs.
  • But as he said these words there gleamed in his eyes not merely a cold look, but the vindictive look of a man persecuted and made cruel.
  • He was shouting for the very course Sergey Ivanovitch had proposed; but it was evident that he hated him and all his party, and this feeling of hatred spread through the whole party and roused in opposition to it the same vindictiveness, though in a more seemly form, on the other side.

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

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