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Spite meaning

spite - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Ill- will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite.
  2. 2. Vexation; chargrin; mortification.
  3. 3. To be angry at; to hate.
  4. 4. To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.
  5. 5. To fill with spite; to offend; to vex.
  6. 6. Grudge; malice; hatred.
  7. 7. To vex; thwart; injure maliciously.

spite - examples of usage

  1. Food was the one thing that they must have, before all else and in spite of all else. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Madge was not going to marry for money or position- or even out of spite. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. Now, In spite of all his trouble, Peter had seen enough of the Old Pasture to think it a very wonderful place, a very wonderful place indeed. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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