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revenge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of revenge

  1. the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury <both sides were determined to get revenge for perceived wrongs and showed little interest in ending the feud> Synonyms payback, reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, vengeance Related Words counter, counterattack, counteroffensive; castigation, chastisement, correction; desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, punishment, wrath; amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation(s), restitution Near Antonyms clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission




revenge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of revenge

  1. to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for <a man who took matters into his own hands and revenged the death of his brother> Synonyms redress, requite, retaliate, avenge, venge [archaic]Related Words castigate, fix, get, penalize, punish, scourge; chasten, chastise, correct, discipline; right; compensate, pay (back), recompense, repayNear Antonyms absolve, condone, excuse, forgive, pardon, remit




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