spite (n.) Old form(s): spight
annoyance, vexation, irritation
1H4 III.i.186[Mortimer to all] This is the deadly spite that angers me
2H6 V.i.213[Richard to Young Clifford] Speak not in spite
3H6 V.i.18[Warwick to all, of Edward's arrival] O, unbid spite!
CE IV.ii.8[Adriana to Luciana, of Antipholus of Syracuse] He meant he did me none [right], the more my spite
Luc.1600[Collatine to Lucrece] what spite hath thy fair colour spent?
MND III.ii.194[Helena to and of Hermia, Lysander, and Demetrius] I perceive they have conjoined all three / To fashion this false sport in spite of me
MND III.ii.420[Lysander alone] I'll find Demetrius and revenge this spite
Oth IV.i.70[Iago to Othello] O, 'tis the spite of hell ... / To lip a wanton in a secure couch, / And to suppose her chaste!
RJ II.i.27[Mercutio to Benvolio, of a way to anger Romeo] That were some spite
Sonn.36.6[] In our two loves there is but one respect, / Though in our lives a separable spite
TG IV.ii.67[disguised Julia to Host, of the change in Proteus] that change is the spite
TN V.i.126[Orsino to Olivia, of Viola as Cesario] Him will I tear out of that cruel eye / Where he sits crowned in his master's spite
Ven.1133[Venus to dead Adonis] this is my spite, / That, thou being dead, the day should yet be light
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