revengeful

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adjective re·venge·ful \ri-ˈvenj-fəl\

Definition of revengeful

  1. :  full of or prone to revenge :  determined to get even

revengefully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

revengefulness

noun

Examples of revengeful in a Sentence

  1. the minister urged his congregation to be less revengeful and more forgiving in spirit

1570

First Known Use of revengeful

1570



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