CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE CET6
- vengeance: see vindicate
- vengeance (n.)
- c. 1300, from Anglo-French vengeaunce, Old French vengeance, venjance "revenge, retribution" (12c.), from vengier "take revenge," from Latin vindicare "assert a claim, claim as one's own; avenge, punish" (see vindicate).
Vengeance is mine, ... saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. [Paul to the Romans, xii:19-20]
- 1. He vowed to wreak vengeance on his unfaithful, thieving wife.
- 2. Not all acts of vengeance are of equal gravity.
- 3. It began to rain again with a vengeance.
- 4. a desire for vengeance
- 5. She is determined to wreak vengeance on those who killed her cousin.
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