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Spanish translation of “spite”

spite

noun /spait/
ill-will or desire to hurt or offend
rencor
She neglected to give him the message out of spite.
spiteful adjective
rencoroso
a spiteful remark/person You’re being very spiteful.
spitefully adverb
con rencor
She spitefully refused to help him.
spitefulness noun
rencor
in spite of taking no notice of
a pesar de, pese a
He went in spite of his father’s orders.
although something has or had happened, is or was a fact etc
a pesar de, pese a
In spite of all the rain that had fallen, the ground was still pretty dry.
(Definition of spite from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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