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Noun: spite  spIt
  1. Feeling a need to see others suffer
    - malice, maliciousness, spitefulness, venom
  2. Malevolence by virtue of being malicious, spiteful or nasty
    - cattiness, bitchiness [informal], spitefulness, nastiness
Verb: spite  spIt
  1. Cause (somebody) emotional pain or offence
    - hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend

Derived forms: spited, spites, spiting

Type of: arouse, elicit, enkindle [literary], evoke, fire, kindle, malevolence, malevolency, malice, malignity, provoke, raise

Encyclopedia: Spite