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Dictionary entry overview: What does vengeance mean?
• VENGEANCE (noun)
The noun VENGEANCE has 1 sense:
1. the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
Familiarity information: VENGEANCE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
Nouns denoting acts or actions
Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord / For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge / he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him / the swiftness of divine retribution
Hypernyms ("vengeance" is a kind of...):
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