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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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The Fairytale Keeper: Avenging the Queen is the first book in the Fairytale Keeper series.
Uma Thurman gave us a female version of this avenging angel in the two Kill Bill films.
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Finally, a haggard seafarer, perhaps the ghost of the boy, his avenging father, or maybe the boy-as-man, stands on a peg leg beside three decapitated canines.
Shrinking heads, or making tsantsa, an ancient practice associated mostly with the Jivaro tribe of South America, was believed to keep away avenging spirits.
He is introduced at opening curtain with the wings of an avenging angel, and appears throughout the four acts in various guises as the principal engine of the unfolding plot.
In avenging the death of his son, Hieronimo symbolically triumphs over these enemies of Christ and even turns their weapons against them, as when he, like Nero, kills his enemies when they are acting in a play.
1 stars Uma Thurman as a jilted bride and avenging assassin, out to right some serious wrongs.
International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Froch, added Kessler's World Boxing Association (WBA) title to his collection after winning on points, thereby avenging the loss to Kessler in April 2010, which was the first defeat of his career, The Sun reports.
Grace Brethren (20-5, 5-2) has rebounded under new coach Peter Harabedian to win five matches in a row and finish second in the Alpha League, avenging defeats to Paraclete and L.
A disfigured stranger dogs Daniel's path, and a sadistic policeman seems intent on avenging a long-ago insult.
Each set, pounds 35, includes the 3D action game Requiem: Avenging Angel, in which you play Malachi, a loyal angel sent to Earth to save creation from hell's demons.
The friend is not who he appears to be, perhaps a terrorist avenging the massacre of the Armenians by the Turks in the years during and after WW I.
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Gunmen avenging the murder of a nine-year- old schoolgirl critically wounded a radical nationalist yesterday.