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synonyms for avenge

  • vindicate
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • punish
  • redress
  • repay
  • requite
  • revenge
  • come back at
  • even the score
  • get back at
  • get even
  • payback
  • retribute
  • stick it to
  • take satisfaction
  • take vengeance
  • venge
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antonyms for avenge

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  • cheer
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • forgive
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How to use avenge in a sentence

Bill Murray stars as the titular character, a wacky oceanographer who sets out to avenge the death of his partner Esteban by stalking the alleged shark behind the crime.
THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN THE D.C. AREA THE WEEK OF AUG. 26-SEPT. 1ANYING GUO, HAU CHU, FRITZ HAHN, KELSEY ABLESAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We lose our humanity, the space to be bereft, the chance to avenge and honor our ancestors, to fight for their legacy to live among everyday consciousness.
A VACATION TOWN PROMISES REST AND RELAXATION. THE WATER KNOWS THE TRUTH.NNEKA M. OKONAAUGUST 26, 2021VOX
In the aftermath of a national tragedy, we are supposed to come together and say “never forget,” to agree on the heroes and the villains, on who was at fault and how their culpability must be avenged.
WHAT MIKE FANONE CAN'T FORGETMOLLY BALLAUGUST 5, 2021TIME
The first five episodes of the series found Assane avenging his father’s death—and the next five bring us right back into the action with the protagonist doing whatever it takes to protect the ones he loves most.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LITERARY ORIGINS OF NETFLIX’S BUZZY CRIME DRAMA LUPINANNABEL GUTTERMANJUNE 11, 2021TIME
Using Lupin’s tactics, Assane sets out to avenge an act of savage cruelty against his late father.
LUPIN'S RETURN TO NETFLIX IS PUTTING OMAR SY BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, WHETHER HE WANTS IT OR NOTVIVIENNE WALTJUNE 8, 2021TIME
Standing there in his bulletproof vest, Zelensky didn’t promise to avenge the men who died in defense of these dugouts.
'THEY WANT THE WEST TO BE FRIGHTENED.' UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT ON WHY RUSSIA SENT TROOPS TO THE BORDERSIMON SHUSTER / SHUMY, UKRAINEAPRIL 12, 2021TIME
Determined to avenge their deaths and find a cure that would transform Nezuko back into a human, Tanjiro sets out on a journey to train for the Demon Slayer Corps.
EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT DEMON SLAYER: THE MANGA, TV SERIES AND RECORD-BREAKING FILMKAT MOONFEBRUARY 24, 2021TIME
The Chiefs avenged their only loss of the season by beating the Raiders, 35-31, Sunday night in Vegas.
NO VICTORY LAP THIS TIME FOR RAIDERS AS PATRICK MAHOMES WINS IT LATE FOR CHIEFSMARK MASKENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Chiefs avenged their only loss of the season by beating the Raiders, 35-31, in dramatic fashion Sunday night in Vegas.
NO VICTORY LAP THIS TIME FOR RAIDERS AS PATRICK MAHOMES WINS IT LATE FOR CHIEFSMARK MASKENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Although the 49ers are playing host, our odds have the Packers as the slimmest of favorites, with a 52 percent chance of avenging last year’s NFC title game defeat.
THE BILLS HAVEN’T BEEN AFC EAST CHAMPS IN JOSH ALLEN’S LIFETIME. ODDS ARE, THAT CHANGES THIS YEAR.NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)NOVEMBER 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO AVENGE

  • avenge
  • even the score
  • get back at
  • get revenge
  • make reprisal
  • pay back
  • reciprocate
  • requite
  • retaliate
  • return
  • return the compliment
  • revenge
  • settle the score
  • square accounts
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