How to use "vindictive" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "vindictive" in popular movie and book plots

  • A botched robbery leads down a destructive path for a detective (Bailey) attempting to reconcile with his estranged mother (Humes), a coming-apart-at-the-seams amateur photographer (Paul), his vindictive and murderous fiancee (Bega), her secret lover (Perilo) and a mall Santa (Close) struggling to remain sober.  - Christmas Eve (2017 film)
  • During the final run, a desperate and vindictive Jeff first intimidates Tim and then in a desperate move seeing Tim's insistence in winning the race, instructs his friend to publish the footage online.  - 1:54 (film)
  • We discover Paulina to be Oriana’s vindictive sister.  - The Libertine (book)
  • A vindictive classmate later throws a lit firecracker into Ethan's house as a harmless prank which unintentionally results in a catastrophic fire.  - A Dog's Purpose (film)
  • However, Dipak explains after his escape to Mangal that he is in trouble with the police and a vindictive gang of thieves who are trying to kill him because he had identified Helen, the dancing queen in 70s stealing massive amount of cash in a briefcase.  - Ustadon Ke Ustad (1963 film)
  • This goes in variance against the vindictive Mahant (Chandra Mohan) who opposes such practices.  - Dharmatma (1935 film)
  • The story of Ned Kelly which made him out to be "a dangerous embryo dictator, murderously vindictive and_swaggeringly brutal in his hour of power".  - Ballad for One Gun
  • He is a scheming, manipulative, misanthropic bully who spends his free time indulging in drugs, alcohol, abusive sexual relationships, and "the games" — his euphemism for the vindictive plots he hatches to cause trouble for people he dislikes, including many of his colleagues.  - Filth (film)
  • Serena and Lily prepare Charlie for her first debutante ball to welcome her into New York high society, but the vindictive Max is determined to reveal Charlie/Ivy's secret by any means necessary.  - Riding in Town Cars with Boys
  • Yi-ru being able to see Shi-de’s vindictive side during his wrath on her wants nothing to do with him after their business relationship ends.  - Love, Now
  • True to Marge's instincts, on opening night, the play has the audience rolling in the aisles as dynamite planted on stage by Valerie's vindictive boyfriend explodes, and the actors' performances are so bad that they are funny.  - An Angel from Texas
  • Nambiar), a being without scruples, Muthaiya incurs the wrath of this very vindictive character.  - Vivasayee
  • The new team tries to start its own theatre business but the love-stricken Khanna becomes vindictive and with his influence and money hounds them out from place to place till Parwana and Bijli are ruined and heartbroken.  - Bazaar (1949 film)
  • Callahan turns ruthless and vindictive in achieving his political aims, determined to win a conviction at any cost.  - A Fever in the Blood
  • Irish rebel leader Jack Blake is arrested and thrown into gaol by vindictive Englishman Captain Armstrong.  - The Rebel (1915 film)
  • It turns out she is unbalanced and devious, with a vindictive nature when slighted.  - Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance
  • Despite all that Kazuo could offer her, Fa chooses a simple life with Ching-lung, and Kazuo was feeling particularly vindictive over his loss.  - Grace Under Fire (2011 TV series)
  • Since he is of a vindictive nature and she suspects him of trying to harm Bradley further, she agrees.  - Woman in the Dark (1934 film)
  • Aibileen condemns Hilly as a godless, vindictive woman.  - The Help (film)
  • Marcus and Ciglia profess their love, while the jealous and vindictive Pia looks on.  - Eternal Love (1929 film)
  • In the third series, 1920–1921, Mary has ended her engagement to Richard Carlisle, despite his vindictive threats to expose her past indiscretion, though it is never heard that he followed through.  - Downton Abbey
  • She is no longer a criminal suspect; but Principal Snyder, who took a vindictive pleasure in expelling Buffy, refuses to reinstate her until he is told down by Giles.  - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 3)
  • The quest for a missing wallet (pick-pocketed by Danny) leads to the comeuppance of the crooked mayor, and separately of his vindictive and out-of-control son.  - The Escape Artist
  • Out of options and with the vindictive Moriarty promising to torture and kill Watson and Mary afterward, Holmes grabs Moriarty and throws them both over the balcony and into the Reichenbach Falls below.  - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • But Denise also tells Susan that Katherine told her about Susan shooting Katherine, and not reporting it is a crime so the clearly vindictive detective has Susan arrested and put in jail.  - Careful the Things You Say
  • Leon Courtney rises to become a second lieutenant in the King's African Rifles regiment based in Nairobi, and early in the story narrowly avoids being court-martialled by a vindictive superior officer.  - Assegai (novel)
  • For the vindictive Lomax, this pressure on Driscoll is one more way to exact revenge on Stoner.  - Stoner (novel)
  • Hare agrees to turn King's Evidence against his former partner and is set free, though vindictive locals catch him and burn out his eyes.  - The Flesh and the Fiends
  • Hatatcha is a cruel and vindictive old woman, but as she is dying, she gives him information about the large treasure cache that they have been living on, including many hieroglyphic papyri from which she educated him as a child that will prove to the world that he is of royal lineage and avenge her against Lord Roane for leaving her in poverty.  - The Last Egyptian
  • Rosalie is still vindictive and tries to find Francesca, delighting in telling her what happened and handing over the letters.  - Albert Savarus
  • Horrified and fascinated, Kenzie embarks on the search for a vindictive mastermind who manipulated Falk and others in a complex scheme to destroy Nichols' life.  - Prayers for Rain
  • The film questions the theme of land and Agrarian Reform in Brazil, and depicts the landowners known as "coronéis" in Portuguese as brutal and vindictive men.  - João da Mata
  • Tolly becomes as vindictive and sadistic as the men he is after.  - Underworld U.S.A.
  • An "impossibly cheery" optimist, Charlotte rapidly becomes the foil and tormentor of the morose and vindictive Vendetta, by insisting on befriending her.  - Making Fiends (TV series)
  • Grimard), rebel George (James Duvall), vindictive Ashley (Liz Crawford) and her jock boyfriend Taylor (Ryan Bittle).  - The Clown at Midnight
  • When Claude goes missing for several days, Hugo continues to maintain the clocks, fearing that he would be sent away as an orphan by the vindictive Station Inspector Gustave (Sacha Baron Cohen) if Claude's absence is discovered.  - Hugo (film)
  • After being treated cruelly by a vindictive woman playing a game with Pete, Beebo happens upon Paula one evening at her apartment, and it is Paula who verifies the suspicion of Beebo's sexuality.  - Beebo Brinker
  • While the community breathes a collective sigh of relief and turns into a lynch-mob, Banks examines the loose ends: a vicar, accused of sexually harassing a refugee worker, who lies about his whereabouts at the time of the murder; his straying wife; a schoolteacher with a dark secret; the accused’s vindictive ex-girlfriend; a teenage thug who has threatened Deborah and her family with violence.  - Innocent Graves
  • Charlie, who in truth is a cruel and vindictive man whose death was faked by his brother Luther, the Cadillac's driver, has been attempting to identify the man whom his wife had been seeing at a roadhouse, and learned that it was Scott.  - Black Cadillac (film)
  • Produced during a time of political controversy in West Germany, and a time where journalists would stop at nothing to get their name known in the field, the film digs deep into human rights violations in what should be a peaceful, democratic country, and shines a light on the vindictive nature of the press and the tendency they have to spread lies and distort the facts.  - The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (film)
  • Marion finds Harriet's private notebook and begins reading all of Harriet's vindictive comments on her friends out loud, such as how she suspects Janie "will grow up to be a nutcase", and mocking Sport's father for barely earning any money.  - Harriet the Spy (film)
  • Vlad agrees on the vindictive condition that Morrolan accompany him, knowing that Morrolan is even less likely to escape than himself.  - Taltos (Brust novel)
  • As time passes, Luke Miller becomes a successful architect and refuses another offer of employment from his mother-in-law, however the influential and vindictive mrs Hayden uses her contacts in the banking industry to ensure that Miller is refused loans to help him build his business.  - Where Love Has Gone (film)
  • Handyman Floyd (Chuck Bartelle) is hurt by some cut wires a vindictive Desmon moves with psychokinesis giving him a severe electric shock.  - Kamillions
  • It is further established that Eclipso is an extremely cruel and vindictive being, who has only been pretending to be a B-list villain in order to avoid detection by heroes.  - Eclipso: The Darkness Within
  • The mother of a dead Union soldier attempts to convince President Lincoln to pardon a similarly condemned Confederate soldier whose unjust conviction was the result of her vindictive scheme.  - When Lincoln Paid
  • Another few nights later, Eric dresses up as The Mummy, where he drives his mean and vindictive boss, mr Berger (Norman Burton), into suffering a fatal heart attack while he is working late night at the distribution warehouse.  - Fade to Black (1980 film)
  • Hollander plays Maximilian II (often called Junior), the ignorant, vindictive and petulant ruler of a troubled (but unnamed) country.  - Land of the Blind
  • Their most serious threat comes from Creative Director Wilhelmina Slater, a vindictive schemer who devises numerous plots to steal Daniel's job and seize control of the Meade empire.  - Ugly Betty
  • Her mother, Joyce (Sean Young), is vindictive and seems to take out her anger on the rest of the family.  - Secret Cutting
  • Diane, a sometime vindictive but shrewd businesswoman, harbored fantasies of being the next mrs Spaulding, but would continually be let down when Alan married two other women.  - Guiding Light (1970–79)
  • Vito is vindictive and demands someone render Sal's comeuppance.  - Vito Spatafore
  • He and Renius manage to meet jealous husbands and vindictive fathers before returning to the city.  - The Death of Kings
  • He apologizes and she tells him she knows he still loves her, that Maisy told her, and she is glad that he didn’t die, because she wants him to know that she is going to find the most vindictive lawyer she can and eviscerate him, taking his money, his family, and his dignity.  - Come Back to Me (Desperate Housewives)
  • Bonny Keller begins to worry that Hoppy will set himself up as a vindictive little tin god, and so she flees the county with Gill and McConchie in hopes of eventually settling beyond the reach of his powers.  - Dr. Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along After the Bomb
  • Meanwhile, an increasingly obsessed and vindictive Clifford, having confided to a former partner (Ron O'Neal) that his intention is to kill Duncan using lock needles rather than arrest him, follows the trail to the tavern where the fight took place, then to Tracy's residence—the same night Duncan is likely to arrive for his visit.  - When a Stranger Calls (1979 film)
  • It is a mysterious place of terror and rumour ruled by the callous and vindictive Kane, who buys supporters and employees and makes them wear his mark iced in to their flesh.  - Dragonfire (Doctor Who)
  • Pangol, Mena’s son, is the most warlike and vindictive of the Argolin and orders the Doctor and Romana to be confined, fastening special collars on them to limit their movements within the Hive.  - The Leisure Hive
  • Although on one level Rudolph despises Boylan as a petty vindictive rich pervert of an old man, he sees another side of him as well - the financially independent man of the world who wants for nothing.  - Rich Man, Poor Man (novel)
  • (Torrance blamed his co-driver for cannibalism, insisting that he himself survived by eating the seats and the luggage, and only ate part of a passenger's foot by accident) Narrowly surviving an assault by vindictive fellow drivers with the help of "Shoulders" O'Brien, Torrance is recruited to drive Cyclops.  - The Big Bus
  • Geraint Powell, an actor who serves on the Board of the Cornish Foundation, fathers a child by Maria Cornish, forcing Arthur Cornish to choose between a generous or vindictive response.  - The Lyre of Orpheus (novel)
  • The next day, Joyce takes Buffy to see Principal Snyder, who takes vindictive pleasure in refusing to lift her expulsion.  - Dead Man's Party (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • However, her grade in history class is threatened by her sadistic and thoroughly vindictive teacher, mrs Eve Tingle.  - Teaching Mrs. Tingle
  • Phelps conceived the Miami scheme and adopted a catty, vindictive persona to unify and motivate the team.  - Major League (film)
  • Their schemes are complicated by the interference of the park's vindictive alcoholic supervisor Jim Lahey and his assistant and lover, Randy.  - Trailer Park Boys
  • Meanwhile, Cinderella, on the same day that her father was buried, is banished to the cellar and made to work as a servant to her cold-hearted stepmother and her two vindictive daughters, Isobella and Palatine, who treat her harshly and cruelly.  - The Slipper and the Rose
  • After Cronauer leaves, Taylor informs Dickerson that he is being transferred to Guam, citing Dickerson's vindictive attitude as the reason.  - Good Morning, Vietnam
  • A court order compels Manny's nemesis, the vindictive and sadistic Associate Warden Ranken, to release him back into the general prison population.  - Runaway Train (film)
  • Though Dolittle is acquitted, the vindictive judge sentences him to a lunatic asylum.  - Doctor Dolittle (film)
  • Her widowed mother Margaret, a fanatical Christian fundamentalist, has a vindictive and unstable personality and over the years has ruled Carrie harshly with repeated threats of damnation, as well as frequent physical abuse.  - Carrie (novel)

Example sentences for "vindictive" in interesting articles

  • A pattern of vindictive power moves against the press and others.Again, this is straight from the Silicon Valley book of sacred beliefs: Move fast and break things.  - Deleting Uber is the least you can do
  • Then there’s the situations like Shadi’s — where Upwork didn’t care that a vindictive would-be client had gone after him, when there was a very clear paper trail showing he’d done nothing wrong, and locked him out of his account when he had $1200 or so in payments waiting to be withdrawn.It’s bad for clients because Upwork obviously doesn’t have very stringent fraud-prevention policies in place, since someone was impersonating me (a writer who lived in Austin, TX from 2009–2016 and now lives in Richmond) with a profile that stated I lived in Bremerton, WA.  - Someone stole my identity on Upwork and all I got was this lousy blog post
  • So everyone is on eggshells sometimes; all students at Centerville High learn to engage with books, ideas, and people using the twin habits of defensive self-censorship and vindictive protectiveness. And then… they go off to college and learn new ways to gain status by expressing collective anger at those who disagree.  - The Yale Problem Begins in High School
  • government. If any two of these companies were to totally rat out the government, what's the government really going to do? Destroy them? Throw their CEO's in jail? The more vindictive their response, e.g.  - Restoring Trust in Government and the Internet
  • You might call this impulse vindictive protectiveness.  - The Coddling of the American Mind
  • Some are terribly vindictive and may decide to destroy a man just because of some slight.  - ESR: FEMALE ADVOCACY ARE TRYING TO FRAME LINUS TORVALDS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

Meaning of "vindictive" in English

  • showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
    - a truly spiteful child
    - a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment
  • disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
    - punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature

Meaning of "vindictive" in Hindi

  • बदला लेनेवाला ( Badala lenevala, badalaa lenevaalaa, badala lenewala)
  • प्रतिहिंसाशील ( Pratihinsashil, pratihinsaasheel)
  • प्रतिशोधी ( Pratishodhi, pratishodhee)
  • ईर्ष्यालु

Synonyms of "vindictive"

  • spiteful
  • vengeful
  • revengeful
  • despiteful

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