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1. Extreme malice; violent hatred; malignity; malice irritated or enraged; active malignity; angry hatred.
With all thy despite against the land of israel. Ezekiel 25:6.
2. Defiance with contempt, or contempt of opposition.
He will rise to fame in despite of his enemies.
3. An act of malice or contempt; as a despite to the Most High.
DESPITE, verb transitive To vex; to offend; to tease.
DESPITEFUL, adjective Full of spite; malicious; malignant; as a despiteful enemy.
Hater of God, despiteful proud, boasters. Romans 1:30.
DESPITEFULLY, adverb With despite; maliciously; contemptuously.
Pray for them that despitefully use you. Matthew 5:44.
DESPITEFULNESS, noun Malice; extreme hatred; malignity.
DESPITEOUS, adjective Malicious.
DESPITEOUSLY, adverb . Furiously.