early 17th century: from Latin vindicta ‘vengeance’ + -ive.
Vindictive in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Doctors slam government action on NGO Lawyers Collective, The All India Drug Action Network (Aidan) said the case appeared an … that has resulted in this vindictive action against them,” Aidan said.
Uttarakhand HC issues contempt notices to Centre, AIIMS, … Guleria on a contempt petition filed by Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv … In its order, the court had termed as “vindictive” the attitude of the …
All India Kisan Sabha questions Rahul’s stand on crimes against …, All India Kisan Sabha questions Rahul’s stand on crimes against … of AIKS said the organisation strongly condemned ‘the vindictive steps by …
Trump vs Triumf: What India can do to salvage Indo-US ties, Unlike India’s military focussed ties with Russia, the US-India …. They have exhibited vindictive behaviour on at least two similar occasions.
Anti-press tactics, Ironically, a BJP spokesperson insists that the press in India is free. … room for vindictive behaviour, or blackmail, in the garb of ‘prerogative’.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Vindictive
vin(win) a person is always wanting to win , if he loses he feels to seek revenge
The vindictive one is likely to start vendetta(that is fight for revenge).
late 16th century: from French, or from Latin hostilis, from hostis ‘stranger, enemy’.
Hostile in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile‘ ship, DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the …
Live Score India vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma …, It’s been a brilliant display of hostile pace bowling from the youngster; unfortunately he has been let down by the fielders. Five off the last over.
India and America collude to disrupt the China-Pakistan economic …. The primary reason stated by analysts for this was to squeeze Pakistan between a pro-India Afghanistan and an already hostile India.
Why is top investor Nalanda against L&T?, But L&T’s $1.6-billion hostile acquisition of Mindtree could potentially undermine … Prasad has remained stoic despite some of India Inc’s savvy …
Why minorities feel alienated in India, Every aspect of Muslim life in India has been targeted to create an … In this hostile communal atmosphere, a new style of violence was invented …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hostile
hostile=host+ill(ile)..A person doing ill to the host is hostile(enemy)…
In hostel, we have guys friendly with us..think hostile is opposite to hostel..so hostile is unfriendly or enemy..