What does Vengeance mean?

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ˈvɛn dʒənsVengeance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vengeance, retribution, paybacknoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. vengeancenoun

    Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vengeancenoun

    punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution; -- often, in a bad sense, passionate or unrestrained revenge

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Vengeancenoun

    harm; mischief

    Etymology: [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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vengeance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vengeance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Vengeance in a Sentence

  1. Jayne Morris:

    She was clearly upset about the dispute … but the evidence demonstrated that she was in control and acted in anger when she poured the lethal mixture over her husband and wanted to extract vengeance.

  2. Jim Bridenstine:

    The American space program is coming back. It's coming back with a vengeance, we all love Apollo. But in the Artemis program we go to the moon sustainably, and this time we have a very diverse, highly qualified astronaut corps that includes women.

  3. Rabbi Phillip Sher:

    I will not speculate as to the mans motives,and I would warn everybody youre innocent until proven guilty,and thats America as it should be, were not out for vengeance.All I can find out of this event is sadness,for everyone.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Revenge tightens the heart as much as the jaw. (La vengeance serre le cœur Autant que la mâchoire)

  5. Father Bernard Kinvi:

    My presence amongst them has given them refuge, those who are injured or sick are all treated at my hospital. We feed the hungry and we intervene to free those who have been captured. We visit those who fled and sought refuge in Cameroon to give them moral support and encourage them not to seek vengeance. At home, children can now go to school, which gives us a lot of hope for the future, he continued. It’s a profound relief for our people.

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