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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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