One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1another term for vindictive
- ‘Members of DOVE stand accused of being vindicative, scaremongering and using intimidatory tactics to name but a few.’
- ‘It was no longer a question of pink slips, trials, excommunications, since the aborted scandal of Parsifal: no one had lost face - especially not the proud and vindicative director - but Wolfgang Wagner had won.’
- ‘This president tends to be kind of vindicative about these things.’
2Serving to vindicate someone or something.‘the Vindicative Answer lately published’
- ‘After reading your vindicative and inspiring article I'm ready to go to the store, and I'm sure this time I'll walk away a satisfied customer’
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