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vindictive
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Oliver Twist
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  • The man followed to the chariot door, uttering the wildest imprecations and curses all the way; but as Mr. Losberne turned to speak to the driver, he looked into the carriage, and eyed Oliver for an instant with a glance so sharp and fierce and at the same time so furious and vindictive, that, waking or sleeping, he could not forget it for months afterwards.

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

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