spite

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United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Nicola Sacco was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1888-1927) Bartolomeo Vanzetti , Vanzetti
(psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation constancy , perceptual constancy
in spite of despite , notwithstanding
electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare ECCM , electronic counter-countermeasures
spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins) envy , invidia
trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury gutsiness , pluck , pluckiness
recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds immigrant class
Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him Job
Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918) Kurt Waldheim , Waldheim
in spite of that nevertheless
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927) Nicola Sacco , Sacco
any of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spite of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental peace lily , spathe flower , spathiphyllum
manage successfully in spite of difficulties pull off
king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC) Pyrrhus
animal that survives in spite of adversity survivor
in spite of the fact that though
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