Origin of vendetta
Examples from the Web for vendetta
Without a critical mass of media, the politicians can get away with claiming the Atlanta paper has a vendetta against them.
We are talking about a man who has committed horrible crimes…It is a vendetta against all LAPD and law enforcement.L.A.'s Rogue Ex-Cop Posted Crazed Facebook Manifesto|Christine Pelisek|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“A vendetta for that would have happened three years ago, not now,” Albiera Antinori told The Daily Beast.Vendetta in the Vineyard: Cult Brunello Producer Loses All His Wine|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Has she ever shaved her head for a role a la Natalie Portman in V is for Vendetta or Demi Moore in G.I. Jane?
The queen has a vendetta against the patriarchal royalty system—or how kings replace queens with younger and younger women.
In that comprehensive interval he began to plot many things rendered natural by years of vendetta practice.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
Neither 'Vendetta,' nor 'Thelma,' nor 'Wormwood' is supernatural.My First Book:|Various
The more aggressive clans slaughtered one another in the vendetta.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions|Carveth Read
Among them is the vendetta, which is practised by the Yu alone of all the people in the Far East.China|Sir Henry Arthur Blake
Out-groups, however, sometimes made agreements with each other to limit blood revenge and vendetta.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
Word Origin for vendetta
1855, from Italian vendetta "a feud, blood feud," from Latin vindicta "revenge" (see vindictive). Especially associated with Corsica.