Definition of Spites

1. Verb. (third-person singular of spite) ¹



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Definition of Spites

1. spite [v] - See also: spite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spites

spitchcocked
spitchcocking
spitchcocks
spitcher
spite
spited
spiteful
spitefull
spitefuller
spitefullest
spitefully
spitefulness
spitefulnesses
spiteless
spitelessly
spites (current term)
spitfire
spitfires
spitful
spitfuls
spiting
spitless
spitous
spitously
spitroast
spitroasts
spits
spitstick
spitsticks
spittal

Literary usage of Spites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Thus, as the centuries pass, we find human nature the same in its complexity of motives. Its noblest actions arc found to be often caused by petty spites or ..."

2. Quotations: A Clever Compilation of Pithy Quotations, Alphabetically by Agnes H. Morton (1893)
"spites.—0 summer leaf, isn't life as brief? But this is the time of hollies. And my heart, my heart is an evergreen; I hate the spites and the follies. ..."

3. The Life and Times of Sir Peter Carew: Kt., (from the Original Manuscript,) by John Hooker, John Maclean (1857)
"... to youe of all suche spites and iniuries as I haue, from tyme to tyme, receaved, ... spites ..."

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