Definitions for vengeanceˈvɛn dʒəns
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vengeance, retribution, payback(noun)
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"
Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution; -- often, in a bad sense, passionate or unrestrained revenge
Origin: [F. vengeance, fr. venger to avenge, L. vindicare to lay claim to, defend, avenge, fr. vindex a claimant, defender, avenger, the first part of which is of uncertain origin, and the last part akin to dicere to say. See Diction, and cf. Avenge, Revenge, Vindicate.]
Vengeance (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which took place on June 25, 2006, at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the sixth annual Vengeance event. Eight professional wrestling matches were featured on the event's card. The buildup to the matches and the scenarios that took place before, during, and after the event were planned by WWE's script writers. The event starred wrestlers from the Raw brand: a storyline expansion of the promotion where employees are assigned to a wrestling brand under the WWE banner. The card featured eight televised matches, including two main events which resulted in Rob Van Dam defeating Edge to retain the WWE Championship and D-Generation X defeating Spirit Squad in a 5-on-2 Handicap match. One bout was featured on the undercard. In which John Cena defeated Sabu in an Extreme lumberjack match, which featured superstars from the Raw and ECW brands at ringside.
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Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
Control thy passions, lest they take vengeance on thee.
But if used for retribution, magic is vengeance incarnate.
He's in the hands of God now, we don't believe in vengeance, we just forgive.
Milk increases in volume that third to fifth day and it does it with a vengeance.
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- انتقام, يثأرArabic
- Rache, VergeltungGerman
- dìoghaltas, aicheamhailScottish Gaelic
- rivalsa, rappresaglia, vendetta, ritorsioneItalian
- 復讐, 복수Korean
- vendetta, tpattijaMaltese
- wraak, vendetta, vergeldingDutch
- месть, мщение, реванш, воздаяниеRussian
- trả thùVietnamese
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