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English definition of “spite”

spite

noun [U]    /spɑɪt/
the desire to annoy , upset , or hurt someone: He let the air out of your tires just for spite. spite    /spɑɪt/ verb [T] I think he died without making a will just to spite his family . spiteful    /ˈspɑɪt·fəl/ adjective They were just spiteful gossips spreading rumors .
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