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vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry