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From venge +‎ -ful.

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vengeful (comparative more vengeful, superlative most vengeful)

  1. Vindictive or wanting vengeance.
    His chains now broken, the prisoner turned a vengeful eye toward his former captors.
    • 2011 December 14, Steven Morris, “Devon woman jailed for 168 days for killing kitten in microwave”, in Guardian[1]:
      A vengeful mother-of-three has been jailed for 168 days after being convicted of killing a neighbour's kitten by microwaving the 10-week-old pet.

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