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despiteous

[dih-spit-ee-uh s] /dɪˈspɪt i əs/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
malicious; spiteful.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; variant of Middle English despitous < Anglo-French; Old French despiteus, equivalent to despit despite + -eus -eous
Related forms
despiteously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for despiteous

despiteful

/dɪˈspaɪtfʊl/
adjective
1.
an archaic word for spiteful
Derived Forms
despitefully, adverb
despitefulness, noun
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