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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revenge  \Re*venge"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Revenged},  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Revenging}.]  [OF.  revengier,  F.  revancher  pref.  re- 
  re-  +  OF  vengier  to  avenge,  revenge,  F.  venger,  L. 
  vindicare  See  {Vindicate},  {Vengerance},  and  cf 
  1.  To  inflict  harm  in  return  for  as  an  injury,  insult,  etc.; 
  to  exact  satisfaction  for  under  a  sense  of  injury;  to 
  avenge;  --  followed  either  by  the  wrong  received,  or  by 
  the  person  or  thing  wronged,  as  the  object,  or  by  the 
  reciprocal  pronoun  as  direct  object,  and  a  preposition 
  before  the  wrong  done  or  the  wrongdoer. 
  To  revenge  the  death  of  our  fathers.  --Ld.  Berners 
  The  gods  are  just  and  will  revenge  our  cause 
  Come  Antony,  and  young  Octavius  come  Revenge 
  yourselves  alone  on  Cassius.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  inflict  injury  for  in  a  spiteful,  wrong  or  malignant 
  spirit;  to  wreak  vengeance  for  maliciously. 
  Syn:  To  avenge;  vindicate.  See  {Avenge}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revenge  \Re*venge"\,  v.  i. 
  To  take  vengeance;  --  with  upon  [Obs.]  ``A  bird  that  will 
  revenge  upon  you  all.''  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revenge  \Re*venge"\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  revenging;  vengeance;  retaliation;  a  returning 
  of  evil  for  evil. 
  Certainly,  in  taking  revenge,  a  man  is  even  with  his 
  enemy;  but  in  passing  it  over  he  is  superior. 
  2.  The  disposition  to  revenge;  a  malignant  wishing  of  evil  to 
  one  who  has  done  us  an  injury. 
  Revenge  now  goes  To  lay  a  complot  to  betray  thy 
  foes.  --Shak. 
  The  indulgence  of  revenge  tends  to  make  men  more 
  savage  and  cruel.  --Kames. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  action  taken  in  return  for  an  injury  or  offense  [syn:  {retaliation}] 
  v  :  take  revenge;  "avenge  for  a  wrong";  "take  vengeance  or 
  revenge  for  a  wrong"  [syn:  {avenge},  {retaliate}] 

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