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He did not proclaim the vendetta against the assassin of his father.

He was hers by marriage, and in marrying her had wedded the vendetta.

Revenge, Avenger, Retribution, Vendetta; none appealed to him.

If ever I were in any vendetta business I should pick Gaspard first.

And is that impossible person, Mr. Marcus Stepney, also in the vendetta?

His vendetta he again relegated to the files of things that might have been.

You are no leader, Marco, if you will not undertake the vendetta for one of your men.

No, she would deal the blow herself, and feel the joy of the vendetta in her own grasp.

His execution will mean the declaration of a vendetta against the police.

It's all very well for her, since her "vendetta" lies in the "fact."

WORD ORIGIN

1855, from Italian vendetta "a feud, blood feud," from Latin vindicta "revenge" (see vindictive). Especially associated with Corsica.

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