What is the opposite of forgiving?

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Adjective
Opposite of inclined to forgive
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Adjective
Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
Adjective
Opposite of not bound by rigid standards
“You will abide by my strict rules to maintain absolute cleanliness and hygiene in my household!”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by patience and indulgence
Adjective
Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
Adjective
Opposite of open-minded
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for used in polite expressions as a request to excuse one's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to cease to have feelings of anger or bitterness toward
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