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Definition of Avenge


  1. To take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
  2. To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.
  3. To take vengeance.
  4. Vengeance; revenge.

Avenge Quotations

When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Eleanor Roosevelt

Follow me if I advance, kill me if I retreat, avenge me if I die.
Mary Matalin

We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
Giacomo Casanova

I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.
Ben Kingsley

It was at Inver Slane, to the north of Leinster, the sons of Gaedhal of the Shining Armour, the Very Gentle, that were called afterwards the Sons of the Gael, made their first attempt to land in Ireland to avenge Ith, one of their race that had come there one time and had met with his death.
Lady Gregory
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Avenge Translations

avenge in Dutch is wreken, wraak nemen
avenge in Finnish is kostaa
avenge in French is vengeons, venger, vengez, vengent
avenge in Latin is infenso, punio, exsequor
avenge in Norwegian is hevne
avenge in Spanish is vengar
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