note: spite is much more as hatred, in the same mannar as love is much more tha likence
If the QB is being a dick to the offensive line, they can step aside out of spite, and let the linebackers sack the QB's ass. They'll sacrifice the play and could lose the game if the QB gets injured, but it's worth it to see the QB get fucked up.
You're boss offers you a promotion, but everyone knows that if you decline, he'll offer it to your coworker. You might not even want the promotion, but if your co-worker is being a douche, you can take the job out of spite, just to piss him/her off.
I'm going to spite her/him by not doing my homework.
I'm spiting her/him by staying up all night and getting drunk.