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Synonyms for revenge



  • avenge
  • repay
  • vindicate
  • pay (someone) back
  • take revenge for
  • requite
  • even the score for
  • get your own back for
  • make reprisal for
  • take an eye for an eye for

Synonyms for revenge

Synonyms for revenge

action taken in return for an injury or offense

take revenge for a perceived wrong

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Far from being the target of a personal vendetta by the prosecutor on behalf of the state," the judge told Burge, "you were the target of an extensive, multicount indictment on behalf of people" victimized by his behavior.
It is learnt that she has requested AI management to conduct a vigilance inquiry against Sharan for victimising her, seeking personal vendetta and causing extreme harassment to her.
Hammond's personal vendetta, she said, "I don't want to comment on that.
His suggestion that I have a personal vendetta against John Holmes is plain silly.
I don't think (HBO chairman) Chris (Albrecht) has some personal vendetta against either us or anyone on the show.
Unfortunately, because of Finnegan's narrow focus, and because she presents her bias at the very outset, her book at times reads like little more than a personal vendetta against the Good Shepherd Sisters.
But she is also not willing to lose her position in the clique until she becomes witness to a personal vendetta that gives all the signs of becoming a violent confrontation.
Apparently, someone with a personal vendetta against rock climbers discovered that a snail population in one location might be affected by climbers.
Efraim Inbar, head of the Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University, said: "It's a personal vendetta.
In a statement obviously designed to be read with increasing stridency, Richard Erickson, a Houston businessman and one of the partners behind the "Counter Clinton Library," claims "this isn't a personal vendetta against Clinton at all.
A personal vendetta is the worst reason to stay in an untenable situation.
CONSUMER Minister Melanie Johnson is launching a personal vendetta to stop a serial killer claiming 50 lives a year.
It also shows that officers use force as a professional tool and not a personal vendetta.
It's not a personal vendetta against Starbucks," he says of his play.
In the Czech Republic, the battle over Nova has taken on the aura of a personal vendetta against license holder and station director Vladimir Zelezny, with cosmetics mogul Ronald Lauder, who owns CME, retaining top U.
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