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synonyms for avenging

  • antagonistic
  • hostile
  • vindictive
  • implacable
  • inimical
  • punitive
  • rancorous
  • relentless
  • retaliatory
  • revengeful
  • spiteful
  • unforgiving
  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • vengeance
  • counterblow
  • requital
  • avengement
  • counterstroke
  • eye for an eye
  • paying back

antonyms for avenging

MOST RELEVANT
  • agreeable
  • friendly
  • kind
  • nice
  • condoning
  • forgiving
  • liking
  • pardoning
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    How to use avenging in a sentence

    At that moment the crime and inefficacy of bloodshed, in avenging injuries like his, or any injuries, struck upon his soul.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    The very soil in which it grew must be burned out with the flame of avenging justice.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    Audacious manDefies the threats of the avenging sea,And to new shores and to new stars repeatsThe same sad tale of infamy and woe.
    THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
    Although no Briton was seen to injure a woman or child in the streets or houses of Delhi, the avenging army spared no man.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Sterile, dissipated and prodigal, she made her husband very unhappy, thus avenging the first Mme. Brunner.
    REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
    She sank her spurs into her horse and bending low over his neck was away like an arrow, but no avenging bullet followed her.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    In all the movement, I know of no one capable of propaganda by deed, or of an avenging act, except the Twin.
    PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
    It was, of course, Boyson's astonishing appeal to her that had let loose the Avenging Goddesses.
    MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
    Francesca does not mind this, however, as she is at present avenging fresh insults to her own beloved country.
    PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
    It is good to hear that an avenging army descended on Cawnpore, though too late to save the remnant of the captives.
    ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO AVENGING

    • avenging
    • getting even
    • measure for measure
    • payback
    • reprisal
    • retaliation
    • retribution
    • revenge
    • tit for tat
    • tooth for a tooth
    • vengeance
    • vindication
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