venge

verb
\ ˈvenj How to pronounce venge (audio) \
venged; venging

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Examples of venge in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of venge

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for venge

Middle English vengen, borrowed from Anglo-French venger — more at vengeance

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The first known use of venge was in the 14th century

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“Venge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venge. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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