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Definition of vengance

"vengance" is probably misspelled. Trying vengeance instead Definition of vengeance

1. vengeance [ n ] the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
Examples: "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield

Used in print:

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

Concerning the sentence , Foss wrote , `` If it be possible that mercy shall override vengeance and that John_Brown 's sentence shall be commuted to imprisonment , it would be well - well for the country and for Virginia '' .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

The foregoing , aided by several clues I 'll withhold to keep you on_your_toes , will pursue you with a tenacity worthy of Inspector_Javert , but before they close_in , gird yourselves , I repeat , for a vengeance infinitely more pitiless .

Synonyms vengeance payback retribution Related Terms retaliation pay_back

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