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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a malicious or nasty manner;

Usage examples (36)
  • He answered his accusers spitefully
  • Such men as Tassim, loathing all things English except money, speak the English language spitefully, which is to say indiscreetly.
  • "It has been whispered that Nancy is suspected of aiding and abetting the enemy, although," spitefully, "she does sing our songs so well."
  • But for your slothfulness, your tardiness, your unpardonable laziness, "spitefully," my temper would not have driven me forth. " for more
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