Origin of vengeful
Related formsvenge·ful·ly, adverbvenge·ful·ness, nounun·venge·ful, adjective
Examples from the Web for vengeful
So, better an angry, vengeful, mean God, who punishes a nation because some in it are having sex, than no God at all.Liberian Pastors Blame Ebola on Gays, The Right Blames Obama|Jay Michaelson|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In certain storylines, illegal industrial pollution is just as much a villain as the vengeful monsters it creates.A Political History of the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those who claim to speak for a vengeful Allah take great delight in smashing idols wherever and whenever they can get to them.
Indeed, once the fire-engine house was taken, everybody seemed impressed by John Brown, rather than infuriated or vengeful.When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union|Michael Korda|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is part the judgmental aestheticism of my mother hovering in my consciousness like a vengeful Jewish Yoda.
He tried to expostulate in a dazed way, realizing that for once the department was working with a vengeful promptness.The Voice on the Wire|Eustace Hale Ball
"Well, a good hiding would do Hilary a world of good," he added in a vengeful tone.Happy Pollyooly|Edgar Jepson
We are by nature kind and generous; only vengeful when insulted, only cruel when affronted.The Talisman|Sir Walter Scott
And as he watched he gave way to mutterings of a vengeful nature.Sube Cane|Edward Bellamy Partridge
In the light which fell upon him I saw that his face had assumed an angry, vengeful look, and that his gloved hands were clenched.The Place of Dragons|William Le Queux