in spite of that

  • 1 in spite of that — despite that …

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  • 2 Spite and Malice — is a card game for two or more players; it is a form of competitive solitaire. It is also known as Cat and Mouse and commercially sold as Skip Bo. A different card game also known as Spite and Malice is sold by Hasbro… …

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  • 3 Spite — Spite, n. [Abbreviated fr. despite.] 1. Ill will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite. Pope. [1913 Webster] This is the deadly spite that angers. Shak.… …

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  • 4 Spite of — Spite Spite, n. [Abbreviated fr. despite.] 1. Ill will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite. Pope. [1913 Webster] This is the deadly spite that angers.… …

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  • 5 spite fence — An unsightly fence erected for no other purpose than to irritate a neighbor. Such a fence may be illegal under local fence height and appearance regulations or state laws that specifically bar spite fences. Even if it doesn t violate regulation… …

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  • 6 Spite house — A spite house is a building generally found in an urban environment that is constructed or modified because someone that the builder feels has wronged him does not want it there. Typically built to annoy someone, in most cases a neighbor, these… …

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  • 7 Spite — This page is about spite in the context of fair division, a branch of theoretical economics. The word is also used in psychology and in the study of social evolution. For articles with similar names, see Spite (disambiguation). In fair division… …

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  • 8 Spite fence — A spite fence is an overly tall fence typically constructed between adjacent lots by a property owner who is annoyed with, or wishes to annoy, a neighbor or who wishes to completely obstruct the view between lots. The fence usually serves no… …

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  • 9 Spite (punk band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Spite Img capt = Image of lead Vocalist Background = group or band Origin = Kalamazoo, Michigan, Michigan Genre = Punk, Hardcore Years active = 1983 ndash;1985 Label = CD Baby Associated acts = Violent Apathy, God… …

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  • 10 spite — spite1 [ spaıt ] noun uncount ** a feeling of wanting to upset someone or cause problems for them, especially because you think something is unfair: a candidate motivated by political spite out of spite: She refused out of spite. in spite of… …

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  • 11 spite — 1 noun 1 in spite of without being prevented by something; despite: We went out in spite of the rain. | in spite of the fact that: Kelly loved her husband in spite of the fact that he drank too much. 2 (U) a feeling of wanting to hurt or upset… …

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  • 12 spite — spite1 W3 [spaıt] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: despite (noun) (13 20 centuries); DESPITE] 1.) in spite of sth without being affected or prevented by something = ↑despite ▪ We went out in spite of the rain. ▪ Kelly loved her husband in spite of …

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  • 13 spite — [[t]spa͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) PHR PREP You use in spite of to introduce a fact which makes the rest of the statement you are making seem surprising. Josef Krips at the State Opera hired her in spite of the fact that she had never sung on stage... Their… …

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  • 14 spite*/ — [spaɪt] noun [U] I a feeling of wanting to upset someone or to cause problems for them She refused out of spite.[/ex] • in spite of sth used for referring to a fact that makes something else surprising (= despite)[/ex] In spite of feeling tired,… …

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  • 15 spite — spiteless, adj. /spuyt/, n., v., spited, spiting. n. 1. a malicious, usually petty, desire to harm, annoy, frustrate, or humiliate another person; bitter ill will; malice. 2. a particular instance of such an attitude or action; grudge. 3. Obs.… …

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  • 16 spite — [[t]spaɪt[/t]] n. v. spit•ed, spit•ing 1) a malicious, usu. petty desire to harm, annoy, or humiliate another person; malice 2) a particular instance of such an attitude or action; grudge 3) Obs. something that causes vexation; annoyance 4) to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 spite — n 1. malice, malignity, malignance, malevolence, maliciousness, venom, ill will; animosity, antagonism, hostility, evil, evil eye; resentment, envy, jealousy, covetousness, cupidity. 2. grudge, hate, hatred, aversion, detestation, antipathy,… …

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  • 18 that — /dhat/; unstressed /dheuht/, pron. and adj., pl. those; adv.; conj. pron. 1. (used to indicate a person, thing, idea, state, event, time …

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  • 19 that — /ðæt / (say dhat), weak form /ðət / (say dhuht) pronoun (demonstrative) (plural those) 1. (used to indicate a person, thing, idea, etc., as pointed out or present, or as before mentioned or supposed to be understood, or as about to be mentioned,… …

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  • 20 That '70s Show — Infobox Television show name = That 70s Show caption 2 = That 70s Show logo format = Sitcom runtime = 22 minutes (approximate) location = Point Place, Wisconsin creator = Mark Brazill Bonnie Turner Terry Turner starring = Topher Grace (1998–2005) …

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