Avenge
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Avenge [uh-venj]

VERB

VERB

  • To retaliate against a group or person who has harmed you in some way

Example

“Both the brothers swore to avenge their mother’s murder by bringing her killer to justice.”

“Rahul was very religious; therefore, he did not see the need to avenge his brother’s death.”

Synonyms

Vindicate, Chasten, Revenge, Punish

Antonyms

Cheer, Encourage, Forgive

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