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vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
intrepid - fearless
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
animosity - active enmity
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
reiterate - repeat
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement