vengeful


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Synonyms for vengeful

disposed to seek revenge

Synonyms for vengeful

disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

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But what if he our Conquerour, (whom I now Of force believe Almighty, since no less Then such could hav orepow'rd such force as ours) Have left us this our spirit and strength intire Strongly to suffer and support our pains, That we may so suffice his vengeful ire, Or do him mightier service as his thralls By right of Warr, what e're his business be Here in the heart of Hell to work in Fire, Or do his Errands in the gloomy Deep; What can it then avail though yet we feel Strength undiminisht, or eternal being To undergo eternal punishment?
It reminded him of his purpose in slinking stealthily upon the owner of the voice that had attracted his vengeful attention.
Yet this Catalan has eyes that glisten like those of the vengeful Spaniards, Sicilians, and Calabrians, and the other has fists big enough to crush an ox at one blow.
To this the porter replied, as well as he could for trepidation, that he had once before heard of this sea-beast; that it was a cruel demon, with bowels of sulphur and blood of fire, created by evil genii as the means of inflicting misery upon mankind; that the things upon its back were vermin, such as sometimes infest cats and dogs, only a little larger and more savage; and that these vermin had their uses, however evil -- for, through the torture they caused the beast by their nibbling and stingings, it was goaded into that degree of wrath which was requisite to make it roar and commit ill, and so fulfil the vengeful and malicious designs of the wicked genii.
One by one the wild men dropped, yet on came the others, fierce and vengeful, until, only a few remaining, these seemed to realize the futility of combating my modern weapon with their primitive spears, and, still howling wrathfully, withdrew toward the west.
Her unconsciousness of the evil which lives in the secret thoughts and therefore in the open acts of mankind, whenever it happens that evil thought meets evil courage; her unconsciousness was to be broken into with profane violence with desecrating circumstances, like a temple violated by a mad, vengeful impiety.
Punjab Minister for Forest Yawar Zaman talking to journalists said false, fabricated and vengeful politics had been utterly rejected by the people.
In a statement issued in Srinagar, he strongly criticized New Delhi and the puppet administration for their apathetic, hostile and vengeful behavior against prisoners.
Islamabad -- Former additional Director Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Mian Zafar Ahmed Qureshi has revealed that threatening and vengeful activities are the practice of Sharif brothers.
Meanwhile, Marnie is raging when she spots Neeta and Mac on a date, and Myra accidentally gives Marnie an idea for a vengeful plan.
Vengeful President Erdogan, who claims he was minutes away from being killed, told supporters parliament may introduce executions.
Summary: A vengeful father shot dead a man he accused of murdering his son two years earlier in south Lebanon, a security source told The Daily Star Friday.
Star Trek: First Contact E4, 8pm The Next Generation crew's best big-screen adventure gives Patrick Stewart's Captain Picard a vengeful streak as he fights to stop sinister aliens the Borg from changing history.
However, when he is set to confront the man about his misdeeds, he instead strikes up an unlikely friendship, making him question whether he should continue with his vengeful scheme.
He appeared to be suffering from a delusional disorder which disinhibited him sufficiently to enact vengeful, retaliatory fantasies.