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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vin·dic·tive a.
 1. Disposed to revenge; prompted or characterized by revenge; revengeful.
    I am vindictive enough to repel force by force.   --Dryden.
 2. Punitive.  [Obs.]
 Vindictive damages. Law See under Damage, n.
 -- Vin*dic*tive*ly, adv. -- Vin*dic*tive*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 vindictiveness
      n : a malevolent desire for revenge [syn: vengefulness]