Spited
Spite Spite, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiting}.] 1. To be angry at; to hate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Danes, then . . . pagans, spited places of religion. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart. [1913 Webster]

3. To fill with spite; to offend; to vex. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Darius, spited at the Magi, endeavored to abolish not only their learning, but their language. --Sir. W. Temple. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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