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avenge

a·venge

avenge

 
 
pronunciation:
venj
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: avenged, avenges, avenging
definition 1: to inflict punishment or cause suffering as retribution for; take vengeance for.
She avenged the murder of her husband.
synonyms:
get even for, revenge
similar words:
get, requite, retaliate for
definition 2: to inflict punishment or cause suffering on behalf of (one who has been harmed).
She avenged her husband.
synonyms:
get even for, revenge
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