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Search phrase: spiteful

Plays

 3 result(s).
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Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.153As for your spiteful false objections,As for your spightfull false Obiections,
MacbethMac III.v.12Spiteful and wrathful, who, as others do,Spightfull, and wrathfull, who (as others do)
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.7spiteful execrations. Then there's Achilles – a rarespitefull execrations. Then ther's Achilles, a rare

Glossary

 5 result(s).
despitefulcruel, spiteful, malicious
doggedspiteful, malicious, vindictive
enviousmalicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
venomvenomous, poisonous, spiteful
waspish-headedpeevish, irascible, spiteful

Thesaurus

 5 result(s).
spitefulvenom
spitefulenvious
spitefuldespiteful
spitefulwaspish-headed
spitefuldogged

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
French
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...ver (v ) 2--6 envious (adj ) malicious spiteful vindictive full of enmity 1h6 iii i 1...
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