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VENGEANCE

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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 


VENGEANCE (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

vengeance; payback; retribution

Context examples:

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...):

retaliation; revenge (action taken in return for an injury or offense)


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