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Definition of vindictively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vindictively

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//vɪnˈdɪktɪvli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɪnˈdɪktɪvli//
 
(disapproving)
 
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in a way that tries to harm or upset somebody, or shows that you want to, because you think that they have harmed you synonym spitefully ‘It serves them right,’ he thought vindictively.