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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

References in classic literature ?
All the powder of the Revenge to the last barrel was now spent, all her pikes broken, forty of her best men slain, and the most part of the rest hurt.
Who (finding none overhasty to enter the Revenge again, doubting lest Sir Richard would have blown them up and himself, and perceiving by the report of the Master of the Revenge his dangerous disposition) yielded that all their lives should be saved, the company sent for England, and the better sort to pay such reasonable ransom as their estate would bear, and in the mean season to be free from galley or imprisonment.
Then the General sent many boats aboard the Revenge, and divers of our men fearing Sir Richard's disposition, stole away aboard the General and other ships.
This gallant fight of the little Revenge against the huge navy of Spain is one of the great things in the story of the sea; that is why I have chosen it out of all that Sir Walter wrote to give you as a specimen of English prose in Queen Elizabeth's time.
Raleigh wrote of it as you have just read, and in our own day the great laureate Lord Tennyson made the story live again in his poem The Revenge.
And the little Revenge herself went down by the island crags
My daily vows rose for revenge-- a deep and deadly revenge, such as would alone compensate for the outrages and anguish I had endured.
ISLAMABAD -- Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has said people of Lodhran have responded to revenge in the name of accountability.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 8 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesperson KK Mishra on Thursday said that he has requested his party to make him the chairman of "Revenge Commission" when Congress comes to power, so that he may take revenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that is currently at the Centre.
This is a film review of Revenge (2017), directed by Coralie Fargeat.
amp;nbsp;It could turn out to be Kerala's first case of revenge porn, (http://www.
Shakespeare, Revenge Tragedy and Early Modern Law: Vindictive Justice, by Derek Dunne.
Osama bin Laden's son , Hamza bin Laden, has threatened revenge against the US in a video posted online, the Independent reported.
Another friend reached out and squeezed his shoulder and said, "The best revenge is a long, happy life.
NEW revenge porn laws should be extended to cover the craze of "upskirting" - taking sneaky pictures up women's skirts in public places - experts said.