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Another word for revenge

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Noun
  1. The act of retaliating

  2. The quality or condition of being vindictive

    See also:

    forgiveness

Another word for revenge

Noun
  1. The act of returning an injury

  2. The desire to obtain revenge

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Avenge implies the infliction of deserved or just punishment for wrongs or oppression
  • Revenge implies the infliction of punishment as an act of retaliation, usually for an injury against oneself, and connotes personal malice, bitter resentment, or vindictive spirit as the moving force