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de•spite



Pronunciation: (di-spīt'), [key]
prep., n., v., -spit•ed, -spit•ing.


prep.
in spite of; notwithstanding.

n.
1. contemptuous treatment; insult.
2. malice, hatred, or spite.
3. in despite of, in spite of; notwithstanding: He was tolerant in despite of his background and education.

v.t.
Obs.to anger or annoy (someone) out of spite.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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