Vindicative Vin"di*ca*tive (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. vindicatif. Cf. {Vindictive}.] 1. Tending to vindicate; vindicating; as, a vindicative policy. [1913 Webster]

2. Revengeful; vindictive. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Vindicative persons live the life of witches, who, as they are mischievous, so end they infortunate. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- {Vin"di*ca*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • vindicativeness — noun The quality of being vindicative …   Wiktionary

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