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spiteful

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The first known use of spiteful was in the 15th century

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“Spiteful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spiteful. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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