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synonyms for revanche

  • comeuppance
  • compensation
  • punishment
  • reckoning
  • redress
  • reprisal
  • retaliation
  • revenge
  • vengeance
  • counterblow
  • justice
  • recompense
  • repayment
  • requital
  • reward
  • satisfaction
  • avengement
  • avenging
  • eye for an eye
  • just desserts
  • what for
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antonyms for revanche

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  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • sympathy
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How to use revanche in a sentence

En revanche, I am a feeble wretch, with eyes that threaten to get bloodshot on the slightest provocation.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Hence Germanys bristling attitude to France, and the revival in France of the revanche idea, which had died down.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Mr. Chorley speaks some things very well—but what does he mean about 'execution,' en revanche?
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
Elle est furieuse cont vous, allans tous les jours chercher ley Roy (d'icy) demandant a gran cri revanche pour son Mary.
THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ.W. M. THACKERAY
On every occasion that the revanche cry has been resuscitated, the direct cause is to be sought in Germany.
WHAT GERMANY THINKSTHOMAS F. A. SMITH
Any hope of revanche is abandoned in the reflection of the super-retaliations he himself conceives.
THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDCARL VAN VECHTEN
With the little play, the absolute creature of its conditions, I had simply to make up a deficit and take a small revanche.
THE LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES (VOLUME I)HENRY JAMES
En revanche, a learned foreigner, M. Waagen, claims him for the French school.
LECTURES ON THE TRUE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE GOODVICTOR COUSIN
I was told that, en revanche, they were scentless, but I still regret that I could not get at one of them to try.
AT HOME AND ABROADMARGARET FULLER OSSOLI
In France we always encountered ideas of revanche felt by ambitious politicians.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY: THE EUROPEAN WAR, FEBRUARY, 1915VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO REVANCHE

  • avengement
  • avenging
  • comeuppance
  • compensation
  • counterblow
  • eye for an eye
  • just desserts
  • justice
  • punishment
  • reckoning
  • recompense
  • redress
  • repayment
  • reprisal
  • requital
  • retaliation
  • revanche
  • revenge
  • reward
  • satisfaction
  • vengeance
  • what for
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