verb (used with object), de·spit·ed, de·spit·ing.
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If you cut off your nose despite your face, that’s like lopping off your schnoz without any regard to your face. But if you cut off your nose to spite your face, you’re doing because you’re so mad at it. So which is it?
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Despite the strong language, however, the neither the JPO nor Lockheed could dispute a single fact in either Daily Beast report.
NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.
Its biggest asset, of course, is the steely Atwell, who never asks you to feel sorry for Carter despite all the sexism around her.
The rebels though seemed somewhat chastened by the result despite more than doubling the anti-Boehner votes from two years ago.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The conclusion is reached that, despite these drawbacks, the Jesuit mission in Canada has made a hopeful beginning.
Some critics feel that, despite much that is desirable in her work, the soul is lacking in the women she paints.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Long Jack was a prominent, but despite his joviality, it seems to me a pathetic figure.
Despite the arrogant manner of his address, Garnache felt prepossessed in the newcomer's favour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini