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re·venge

revenge

 
 
pronunciation:
rih venj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: revenges, revenging, revenged
definition: to get even for or pay back by causing injury or harm.
The musketeer vowed to revenge the death of his brother.
similar words:
punish
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of giving punishment in payment for a wrong that has been done.
His friends convinced him not to seek revenge on the school bully.
definition 2: harm or punishment done in payment for something.
Gina locked me out of the house as revenge for eating her candy.
definition 3: the desire to take revenge.
She tore up his favorite comic book out of revenge.
derivation: revenger (n.)