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The House of Mirth
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vindictive
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The House of Mirth
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  • She remembered how her mother, after they had lost their money, used to say to her with a kind of fierce vindictiveness: "But you’ll get it all back—you’ll get it all back, with your face."

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

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