vindicative

adjective
vin·​dic·​a·​tive | \ vin-ˈdi-kə-tiv How to pronounce vindicative (audio) \

Definition of vindicative

1 obsolete : vindictive, vengeful
2 archaic : punitive

First Known Use of vindicative

1521, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Vindicative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vindicative. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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