in spite of
phrasal in defiance or contempt of ; without being prevented by <
succeeded in spite of their opposition
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  • In spite of — Spite Spite, n. [Abbreviated fr. despite.] 1. Ill will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite. Pope. [1913 Webster] This is the deadly spite that angers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in spite of — {prep. phr.} Against the influence or effect of; in opposition to; defying the effect of; despite. * /In spite of the bad storm John delivered his papers on time./ * /In spite of all their differences, Joan and Ann remain friends./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in spite of — {prep. phr.} Against the influence or effect of; in opposition to; defying the effect of; despite. * /In spite of the bad storm John delivered his papers on time./ * /In spite of all their differences, Joan and Ann remain friends./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • In Spite of All the Danger — Song infobox Name = In Spite of All the Danger Caption = Original 78 rpm Acetate Artist = The Beatles Album = Anthology 1 Released = Spring or Summer 1958 (Original acetate pressing) November 20 1995 (UK) November 21 1995 (US) (The Beatles… …   Wikipedia

  • In Spite of Ourselves — Infobox Album | Name = In Spite of Ourselves Type = Album Artist = John Prine (with various accompanists) Released = 1999 Recorded = ? Genre = Folk, Alt country, Americana Label = Oh Boy Records Reviews = Chronology = John Prine Last album = Live …   Wikipedia

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  • In spite of the teeth — Tooth Tooth (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Warlock in Spite of Himself — is a science fantasy novel by American author Christopher Stasheff, published in 1969. It is the first book in the Warlock of Gramarye series. PlotThe novel centers around Rod Gallowglass, a SCENT agent, who stumbles across the planet Gramarye.… …   Wikipedia

  • Betsy in Spite of Herself — (1946) is the sixth volume in the Betsy Tacy series by Maud Hart Lovelace. The story covers Betsy and Tacy s sophomore, or tenth grade, year in high school and re introduces the character of Tib Muller, now living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During… …   Wikipedia

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