spitefully
adverb see spiteful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spitefully — spiteful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing or caused by malice. DERIVATIVES spitefully adverb spitefulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • spitefully — adverb 1. in a maliciously spiteful manner pray for them that despitefully use us • Syn: ↑despitefully • Derived from adjective: ↑spiteful, ↑despiteful (for: ↑despitefully) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spitefully — Spiteful Spite ful, a. Filled with, or showing, spite; having a desire to vex, annoy, or injure; malignant; malicious; as, a spiteful person or act. Shak. {Spite ful*ly}, adv. {Spite ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spitefully — See spiteful. * * * …   Universalium

  • spitefully — adverb In a spiteful manner …   Wiktionary

  • spitefully — adv. in a spiteful manner; maliciously, with intent to anger or annoy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spitefully — spite·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • spitefully — See: spiteful …   English dictionary

  • spiteful — spitefully, adv. spitefulness, n. /spuyt feuhl/, adj. full of spite or malice; showing spite; malicious; malevolent; venomous: a spiteful child. [1400 50; late ME; see SPITE, FUL] Syn. vengeful, mean, cruel, rancorous. SPITEFUL, REVENGEFUL,… …   Universalium

  • spiteful — [[t]spa͟ɪtfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is spiteful does cruel things to hurt people they dislike. He could be spiteful. ...a stream of spiteful telephone calls. Syn: malicious Derived words: spitefully ADV GRADED ADV with v We crept into our… …   English dictionary

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