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Vengeance

Venge´ance
n.1.Punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution; - often, in a bad sense, passionate or unrestrained revenge.
To me belongeth vengeance and recompense.
- Deut. xxxii. 35.
To execute fierce vengeance on his foes.
- Milton.
2.Harm; mischief.
What a vengeance
what! - emphatically.
With a vengeance
a - with great violence; as, to strike with a vengeance.
- Hudibras.
b - with even greater intensity; as, to return one's insult with a vengeance.
Noun1.vengeance - the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"
Synonyms: payback, retribution
avengement, avenging, blood feud, counterblow, energetically, enthusiastically, ferociously, feud, fiercely, forcefully, furiously, getting even, repayment, retaliation, return, revanche, revanchism, revenge, revengefulness, sweet revenge, vehemently, vendetta, vengefulness, violently, wholeheartedly, wildly, with a vengeance
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