despite (n.) Old form(s): despight
malice, spite, hatred
1H6 III.ii.52[Talbot to Pucelle] Foul fiend of France and hag of all despite
Oth IV.iii.90[Emilia to Desdemona, of husbands] say they strike us, / Or scant our former having in despite
RJ V.iii.48[Romeo as if to Juliet's tomb] in despite I'll cram thee with more food
TN III.iv.218[Sir Toby to Viola as Cesario, of Sir Andrew] full of despite, bloody as the hunter, attends thee at the orchard end
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