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revenge

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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revenge

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of revenge (Entry 2 of 2)

to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for
  • a man who took matters into his own hands and revenged the death of his brother

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

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“Revenge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/revenge. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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