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The Count of Monte Cristo
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vindictive
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The guests were still at table, and the heated and energetic conversation that prevailed betrayed the violent and vindictive passions that then agitated each dweller of the South, where unhappily, for five centuries religious strife had long given increased bitterness to the violence of party feeling.
  • You could not help thinking of it, and saying to yourself, ’you, who pursue crime so vindictively, answer now, why are there unpunished crimes in your dwelling?’

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

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