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adjective vindictive pronunciation in American English /vɪnˈdɪktɪv/
  1. someone who is vindictive is cruel to anyone who hurts them and will not forgive them
    vindictive toward: Divorced couples often become quite vindictive toward each other.
    1. a.
      used about peoples behavior
      a vindictive attempt to punish me for forgetting her birthday

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noun [uncountable]


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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