vengeable

adjective
venge·​able
variants: or vengible \ ˈvenjəbəl \

Definition of vengeable

1 chiefly dialectal
a : able, apt, or of a kind to take vengeance
2 obsolete : very great : tremendous, extraordinary

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History and Etymology for vengeable

vengeable from Middle English, from vengen to avenge + -able; vengible from venge + -ible

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“Vengeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vengeable. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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