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revenge

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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re=venge
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19 in 17 verses (in OT : 19 in 17 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

revengev. t. [OF. revengier, F. revancher; pref. re- re- + OF. vengier to avenge, revenge, F. venger, L. vindicare. See Vindicate, Vengerance, and cf. Revindicate.].
  •  To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; -- followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before the wrong done or the wrongdoer.  [1913 Webster]
    "To revenge the death of our fathers."  [1913 Webster]
    "The gods are just, and will revenge our cause."  [1913 Webster]
    "Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come,
    Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To avenge; vindicate. See Avenge.
revengev. i. 
     To take vengeance; -- with  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
revengen. 
  •  The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.  [1913 Webster]
    "Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.  [1913 Webster]
    "Revenge now goes
    To lay a complot to betray thy foes.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

revenge, n. & v.
--n.
1 retaliation for an offence or injury.
2 an act of retaliation.
3 the desire for this; a vindictive feeling.
4 (in games) a chance to win after an earlier defeat.
--v.
1 tr. (in refl. or passive; often foll. by on, upon) inflict retaliation for an offence.
2 tr. take revenge for (an offence).
3 tr. avenge (a person).
4 intr. take vengeance.

Derivative
revenger n.
Etymology
ME f. OF revenger, revencher f. LL revindicare (as RE-, vindicare lay claim to)

THESAURUS

revenge

amends, atonement, avenge, avengement, avenging, balancing, comeuppance, commutation, compensation, counteraction, counterbalancing, counterblow, defend, desert, deserts, even the score, expiation, get, get even with, indemnification, indemnity, just deserts, justify, launch a vendetta, lex talionis, offsetting, punish, punishment, quittance, recompense, rectification, redress, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, restitution, retaliate, retaliation, retribution, revanche, reward, satisfaction, spitefulness, substitution, take revenge, vengeance, vindicate, vindictiveness, what is due, what is merited

ROGET THESAURUS

revenge

Retaliation

N retaliation, reprisal, retort, payback, counter- stroke, counter-blast, counterplot, counter-project, retribution, lex talionis, reciprocation, tit for tat, give and take, blow for blow, quid pro quo, a Roland for an Oliver, measure for measure, diamond cut diamond, the biter bit, a game at which two can play, reproof valiant, retort courteous, recrimination, revenge, compensation, reaction, retaliating, retaliatory, retaliative, talionic, in retaliation, en revanche, mutato nomine de te fabula narratur, par pari refero, tu quoque, you too, you're another, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo, a beau jeu beau retour, litem _รง, lite resolvit.

Resentment

N resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation, pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall, heart-burning, heart-swelling, rankling, ill humor, bad humor, ill temper, bad temper, irascibility, ill blood, revenge, excitement, irritation, warmth, bile, choler, ire, fume, pucker, dander, ferment, ebullition, towering passion, acharnement, angry mood, taking, pet, tiff, passion, fit, tantrums, burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm, rage, fury, desperation, violence, fire and fury, vials of wrath, gnashing of teeth, hot blood, high words, scowl, sulks, affront, provocation, offense, indignity, grudge, crow to pluck, bone to pick, sore subject, casus belli, ill turn, outrage, Furies, Eumenides, buffet, slap in the face, box on the ear, rap on the knuckles, angry, wrath, irate, ireful, wrathful, cross, Achillean, sulky, bitter, virulent, acrimonious &c (discourteous), violent, warm, burning, boiling, boiling over, fuming, raging, foaming, foaming at the mouth, convulsed with rage, offended, waxy, acharne, wrought, worked up, indignant, hurt, sore, set against, fierce, wild, rageful, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage, relentless, flushed with anger, flushed with rage, in a huff, in a stew, in a fume, in a pucker, in a passion, in a rage, in a fury, in a taking, in a way, on one's high ropes, up in arms, in high dudgeon, angrily, in the height of passion, in the heat of passion, in the heat of the moment, Int, tantaene animis coelestibus irae!, marry come up!, zounds!, 'sdeath!, one's blood being up, one's back being up, one's monkey being up, fervens difficili bile jecur, the gorge rising, eyes flashing fire, the blood rising, the blood boiling, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, beware the fury of a patient man, furor arma ministrat, ira furor brevis est, quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius, What, drunk with choler?.

Revenge

N revenge, revengement, vengeance, avengement, avengeance, sweet revenge, vendetta, death feud, blood for blood retaliation, day of reckoning, rancor, vindictiveness, implacability, malevolence, ruthlessness, avenger, vindicator, Nemesis, Eumenides, revengeful, vengeful, vindictive, rancorous, pitiless, ruthless, rigorous, avenging, unforgiving, unrelenting, inexorable, stony-hearted, implacable, relentless, remorseless, aeternum servans sub pectore vulnus, rankling, immitigable, manet ciratrix, manet alid mente repostum, dies irae dies illa, in high vengeance there is noble scorn, inhumanum verbum est ultio, malevolus animus abditos dentes habet, now infidel I have thee on the hip.

VB revenge, avenge, vindicate, take one's revenge, have one's revenge, breathe revenge, breathe vengeance, wreak one's vengeance, wreak one's anger, have accounts to settle, have a crow to pluck, have a bone to pick, have a rod in pickle, keep the wound green, harbor revenge, harbor vindictive feeling, bear malice, rankle, rankle in the breast.


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