also WREKEFUL(L, WREAKEFUL(L
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First documented use: 1531
from wreak (n.) (in early Northern texts a normal variant of wreche (n.) vengeance;
in later use probably substituted for this, or for wrake (n.), under the influence of the verb.) + -ful
From: The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets,
Done according to the Greek by George Chapman,
With Introduction and Notes by Rev. Richard Hooper.
Third Edition, Volume II. 1898
The Fourteenth Book of Homer's Iliads.