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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To pay back for a wrong; to seek revenge.

Usage examples (27)
  • To avenge her brother's insults, Miriam stole his favorite baseball.
  • Naxalite Maoist India: India scours forests to 'avenge' Maoist killings
  • He called on the people to "avenge" Mr Sekete's death by means of a "clean-up operation".
  • Another thing, which bothers me, if no one else, is that US Marines will die to "avenge" them. for more
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