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Related to vindictively: rapturously, innocuous, irreparably, undeterred, stirred up
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We were dismissed vindictively by the head of the OSEL board, Iordanous, without warning and we were kicked out of our work place and left on to the street," Charoulla Kittou, one of the protesting former OSEL employees, told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA).
Both the Kurds and the Sunnis are afraid that Shiites may act vindictively and conduct a bloody reprisal against ISIL militants and local Sunni forces that support ISIL.
But if the RUK, the EU and NATO respond vindictively to a Yes vote -- whether to teach Scotland a lesson or to deter others (such as Catalonia) -- matters could become very ugly and very costly.
But if the RUK, the EU, and NATO respond vindictively to a Yes vote -- whether to teach Scotland a lesson or to deter others (such as Catalonia) -- matters could become very ugly and very costly.
Ferriter presents O'Brien as a visionary but also as someone who in "the manner in which he espoused his views and castigated those who differed in their assessment sometimes bordered on the destructively and vindictively hysterical" (99).
Some of its clansman have even been very vindictively critical of the military in their public discourse.
The Government vindictively proceeded to destroy the British mining industry, thereby devastating those communities and industries that had worked in and served coal mining.
No jokes and very few laugh lines amid the tears as I stab vindictively at the keyboard.
Paul Flynn writes: "That this House notes that the ludicrously mistitled Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill was conceived in fear, drafted in haste and malice and presented with incompetence; observes the bill's failure to reform 95 per cent of lobbying excesses while gratuitously and vindictively imposing unnecessary bureaucratic costs on charities and trade unions; and believes that this bill will be recognised as the signature policy of the ineptocracy created by the coalition government.
The story begins with the tale of a man, Valjean, being vindictively pursued.
Then we had a call for a change in law to protect men accused of rape, already a seriously underreported crime, perpetuating the myth that many allegations are vindictively fabricated - in the wake of a victim who ended her life after being branded a 'fantasist' by the media.
Some who earned the particular displeasure of colonial officers such as Eliab Bay, a "disloyal Dayak," or Tan Chong Meng, a Simanggang community leader, were hounded vindictively.