vendetta: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ven-det'u), [key]
- a private feud in which the members of the family of a murdered person seek to avenge the murder by killing the slayer or one of the slayer's relatives, esp. such vengeance as once practiced in Corsica and parts of Italy.
- any prolonged and bitter feud, rivalry, contention, or the like: a political vendetta.
- vendetta (Thesaurus)