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Synonyms for avenge

get revenge for


  • get revenge for
  • revenge
  • repay
  • retaliate for
  • take revenge for
  • hit back for
  • requite
  • pay (someone) back for
  • get even for
  • even the score for
  • get your own back for
  • take vengeance for
  • take satisfaction for
  • pay (someone) back in his or her own coin for

Synonyms for avenge

to exact revenge for or from

Synonyms for avenge

take revenge for a perceived wrong

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Spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan telephoned the foreign media to say that the killings were intended to avenge the death of the second in command of the umbrella Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) in a US drone strike late last month.
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The Toreadors finally get their chance to avenge the loss when the two teams meet at 8 tonight at Occidental College in Eagle Rock in a City final rematch.
One trail follows the amiable and unlikely friendship of cattle foreman Perkins and his illegal ranch hand Estrada, while the other picks up Perkins' tracks as he sets out to avenge his buddy's wrongful death.
Setting off with a group of loyal friends, Rowan vows to avenge her mother's death by killing the four.
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And, in a chilling message, they vowed to use 10 more suicide bombers against Israel to avenge the killing of an 11-year-old Palestinian boy at the weekend.