Examples of spiteful in a Sentence
the gossip would utter the most vicious things with a spiteful smile
Recent Examples of spiteful from the Web
Users on Reddit’s Skincare Addiction board speculated that perhaps a spiteful employee, having been laid off from their social-media role, could be responsible for the hack.
Rivalries run through fairy tales, too, Cinderella and her spiteful step-sisters.
Such backlash and spiteful comments are hardly news for a journalist, but Reed, who earlier worked for Cleveland 19, decided to read the angry viewer's email and respond on live television.
Season 2, episode 4 The women band together to save an old oak tree, but the tree sits on the property of a very spiteful woman.
With help from the sprite Ariel, Prospero seeks revenge via the storm of the play’s name, while dealing with complications from the spiteful island lifer Caliban.
This is a spiteful attack on a citizen and freedom of expression.
Experts also say that the political instability over Trump’s spiteful efforts to undermine President Barack Obama’s health care law could prompt more insurers to leave markets, reducing competition and driving up prices.
And my nonbelonging was underscored by the recurring safety-pin pricks a particularly spiteful blond girl sitting behind me in math class repeatedly delivered through the back of my sweater.
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