spitefully


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Related to spitefully: indescribably
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adv

Synonyms for spitefully

in a maliciously spiteful manner

Synonyms

References in classic literature ?
Freely," said Letitia; and then spitefully, as David joined the party at the parlour-door, "I think you could hardly treat him better, if he was really your brother.
Conflicting currents tore about in all directions, colliding, forming whirlpools, sucks, and boils, and shooting up spitefully into hollow waves which fell aboard as often from leeward as from windward.
The moment his light vanished, Fanny bolted the door, saying, spitefully, "Now, we are safe from any more tricks.
It seems that the name of the Governor's husband was spitefully included by some law enforcement official because the Governor's husband could not or would not accommodate certain requests either for large sums of money or promotion in rank or assignment.
Kurt spitefully reopens old wounds between Brad and Dusty for personal amusement and when Adrianna's biological father Roger (John Cena) muscles in on the festivities, tidings of comfort and joy run dry.
Or, will such a time ever come to a citizenry that pretends to see and longs for change, yet spitefully slumbers?
Baltalha writes with a vivid resonance, creating distinctive characters in Euridice and Guida, the motherly prostitute Filomena, and ZA[c]lia, Euridice's spitefully snoopy neighbor.
To spitefully run a front page picture of her and her understudy with the headline 'Sheridan's stand-in steals the show' was downright cruel - and clearly intended to cause further mental torment.
HOLLYOAKS L (CHANNEL 4) PERI discovers that Mrs St Claire is transgender and spitefully sends a text to everyone at school, leading to cruel graffiti on a new art display.
HOLLYOAKS (CHANNEL 4) PERI discovers that Mrs St Claire is transgender and spitefully sends a text to everyone at school, leading to cruel graffiti on a new art display.
The jealous teenager spitefully accuses him of a terrible crime - despite knowing he is innocent - unaware that her actions will have tragic repercussions.
Christianity: "But I say to you love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good for those who hate you and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you (Bible, Matthew, 5:38-44)
Raine explained, "I still do possess some spitefully strong beliefs about virginity, prostitution, and a woman's right to do as she damned pleases, but school is my first priority (as it has been for my entire life).
That is all the more necessary when chunks of commentariate, whether for romantic idealism or a bloated sense of self-righteousness, have been rapping the military right, left and centre spitefully.
Now that the scab has spitefully been lifted off the two terrible incidents of mob violence in India's modern history what possible comfort has it brought us to see protests by the affected communities once again?