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"Today, we are trying to bring the nation back to economic options and stay away from spitefulness because development has nothing to do with [political] parties."
This Three Lions squad is undoubtedly one of the best there has been in recent decades, but it still lacks that cutting edge - that spitefulness that Manchester City have for instance, to go for the jugular and then kick a deflated team when it's down.
The part that's hard to explain is that it was not intended as spitefulness or even criticism, but as recognition that I'd conquered a very real challenge.
The SDQ's conduct scale was used to measure ODD-symptoms (temper tantrums, disobedience, fights and spitefulness), plus five additional items that are required to complete the eight DSM-5 ODD symptomatology (annoys, blames, touchy, angry, argumentative) that are not included in the SD[Q.sup.4-16].
Altruism, reciprocity, fairness and spitefulness are concepts of studies by Rabin (1993) and Levine (1998).
The most common behaviors exhibited by individuals with ODD are defiance, spitefulness, negativity, hostility and verbal aggression (Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Guide for Families by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2017).
Interactions with Thalberg present a noteworthy point in Liszt's life; jealousy and spitefulness appear for the first time among Liszt's more noble characteristics.
Iraq evidently is a perfect example of spitefulness of the United States in particular.
Leadership that appeals more to emotions (whether it be sincere passion or spitefulness) rather than a balance of logic and sentiment appears to be gaining increasing popularity.
Whether it was due to confusion, spitefulness or serendipity, Hansen's book has been riding Wolff's coattails.
A further five years of Tory spitefulness and cuts to the NHS, social care, education and the erosion of workers' rights is bad enough, but the thought of being dictated to by the DUP, a bunch of vindictive bigots that belong in a previous century, is simply beyond appalling.God help us all.
His abrasiveness and spitefulness also alienated and offended many.