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vindictive
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’No!’ returned Bray, urged by a vindictive impulse he could not repress.
  • That, once suspecting the existence of a conspiracy, they had no difficulty in tracing back its origin to the malice of Ralph, and the vindictiveness and avarice of Squeers.
  • Thus they rejoined their friends: each with causes of dislike against the other rankling in his breast: and the young man haunted, besides, with thoughts of the vindictive retaliation which was threatened against Nicholas, and the determination to prevent it by some strong step, if possible.

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

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