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feeling a need to see others suffer

malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty

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But Commander Blomsberry could no longer persist, and in spite of the exclamations of the worthy secretary, was obliged to give the order to sail.
Already when he was re-entering the town after that ride taken in the first hours of stinging pain, he was setting his mind on remaining in Middlemarch in spite of the worst that could be done against him.
Yes, Jo was a very happy woman there, in spite of hard work, much anxiety, and a perpetual racket.
So, in spite of my one cross, I can say with Meg, `Thank God, I'm a happy woman.'"
But in spite of these unromantic facts, I have nothing to complain of, and never was so jolly in my life.
While we thank the apex court for its decision, we would like to point out that, in spite of the court's suo motu action, we continue to get only 50 per cent of our pensions.
During question session, in spite of asking logical and scholarly questions as experts, senior journalists talked in the ruthless way that they usually adopt in their TV programs and making reports.
This includes the continued co-existence of both apps, in spite of Uber's scheduled end of services on April 8.
In spite of the saying of the great sufi poet Mian Muhammad Bakhsh :
she left me and my baby which she had out of spite to get back at her other baby daddy.
In spite of the rampant forming of affiliations due to the industry downturn, a fissure between those with high market sharelike Maersk with 19% and those without it, like OOCL with 3.3% has appeared, causing further adjustments among the alliances, like Maersk's acquisition of Hamburg Sud.
The Representative said in spite of some issues, the US government gave importance to its relations with Pakistan and wanted to further expand existing ties.
In spite of swearing the most solemn Privy Council Oath of allegiance to the United Kingdom, Major made the Queen and all of us citizens of a foreign power, the European Union.
In spite of a successful career, I needed to understand that you don't have to do what doesn't fulfil you and whatever you want in life you need to believe in yourself enough to just do it.
They said the activists were able to reach the area in spite