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venge

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verb \ˈvenj\

Definition of venge

vengedveng·ing

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  avenge



Examples of venge

  1. <a romance novel featuring a hotheaded hero who is ever ready to venge every affront to the family's honor>



Origin of venge

Middle English, from Anglo-French venger


First Known Use: 14th century


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