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spiteful

spite·ful

spiteful

 
pronunciation:
spaIt fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: prompted by or full of spite.
a spiteful persona spiteful act
synonyms:
malevolent, malicious, mean, rancorous, vindictive
antonyms:
benevolent
similar words:
angry, bitter, catty, cruel, evil, hateful, hostile, ill-disposed, jaundiced, maleficent, malign, malignant, petty, resentful, ugly, vengeful, venomous, vicious, wrathful
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derivations: spitefully (adv.), spitefulness (n.)