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noun as in someone taking vengeance

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Wanda has canonically been both an X-Men and an Avenger in the comics.

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Kate has long dreamed of becoming an Avenger and always strives to find the noble path, even if that quest gets complicated.

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The Skyborg system has been used to pilot an MQ-20 Avenger drone like this one.

The other teases out a future Avenger with a very dangerous weapon.

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He could imagine himself an Islamist avenger like that masked monster in black who appears in the ISIS snuff videos.

But the avenger is held to a standard of precision in the retaliation he seeks.

Remember this guy—called himself the Southern Avenger, was photographed wearing a stars and bars superhero kind of mask?

Eating Fire: My Life As a Lesbian Avenger is published by University of Minnesota Press, $19.95.

Put before proper media scrutiny, the brash “Southern Avenger” is a shrinking violet.

They deceive themselves; we trust in God, who is the avenger of injustice; He will give us courage, and wisdom.

I am simply his friend, Alvarez Lazaro—his friend and his avenger!

There is no telling what the next move of this maniacal avenger will be.

A temple to Mars the avenger, if I had but a front of Illyrian horse!

And who is the swift "avenger of blood" who is following close as a sleuth-hound on thy track?


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to avenger, such as: nemesis, retaliator, and vindicator.

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