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spite

noun [U]  /spɑɪt/ us  
the desire to annoy, upset, or hurt someone: He let the air out of your tires just for spite.
spite
verb [T]  /spɑɪt/ us  
I think he died without making a will just to spite his family.
spiteful
adjective  /ˈspɑɪt·fəl/ us  
They were just spiteful gossips spreading rumors.
Translations of “spite”
in Korean 악의, 앙심…
in Arabic ضَغينة, حِقْد…
in French rancune…
in Turkish kin, garaz, nispet…
in Italian dispetto, spregio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不管…
in Russian злоба…
in Polish złośliwość, złość…
in Spanish rencor…
in Portuguese ódio, rancor, malvadez…
in German die Boshaftigkeit…
in Catalan despit, rancúnia…
in Japanese 恨み, 遺恨(いこん)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不管…
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