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vengeful (adjective), more vengeful, most vengeful
1. Referring to someone who expresses a strong desire to harm others in return for perceived injuries: The ex-criminal was committing vengeful acts against the community where he was convicted by robbing their banks.
2. Etymology: formed on the analogy or similarity of revengeful from the out-dated verb venge; from Old French venger; from Latin vindicare, "to punish, to inflict pain or evil on a wrongdoer".
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