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An example use of spite in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… speaking up in spite of that fear but …”
Spite means to feel or express anger, resentment, or hatred toward someone or something because of a real or imagined grievance.
the word spite occurs in english on average 15.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spite can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;