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avenge
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • The one great outrage of her life, demanding to be constantly avenged, was the passage of a donkey over that immaculate spot.
    Chapters 13-15 (35% in)
  • Hearts confined by cobwebs would burst at last, and then Love was avenged.
    Chapters 37-39 (43% in)
  • 'Without more directly referring to any latent ability that may possibly exist on my part, of wielding the thunderbolt, or directing the devouring and avenging flame in any quarter, I may be permitted to observe, in passing, that my brightest visions are for ever dispelled — that my peace is shattered and my power of enjoyment destroyed — that my heart is no longer in the right place — and that I no more walk erect before my fellow man.
    Chapters 49-51 (2% in)
  • I watched him into the heart of Mr. Micawber's letter, and returned the elevation of eyebrows with which he said " 'Wielding the thunderbolt, or directing the devouring and avenging flame!"
    Chapters 49-51 (6% in)

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