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vindictive
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  • A vague terror seized Gabriel at this answer, as if, at that hour when he had hoped to triumph, some impalpable and vindictive being was coming against him, gathering forces against him in its vague world.

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

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