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vengeance
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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as in: vengeance is mine Define
the act of taking revenge (Revenge means to harm someone to get them back for something harmful that they have done.)
  • This is vengeance lor Lucius’s mistake, I know it!
  • "So when he arrived at the fight, he joined in on the Death Eaters’ side?" asked Harry, who wanted every detail of Snape’s duplicity and infamy, feverishly collecting more reasons to hate him, to swear vengeance.

  • There are no more uses of "vengeance" identified with this meaning in the book.

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  • Most Americans wanted vengeance after the 9-11 attacks.
  • Her evolutionary benefit theory of vengeance is supported by studies showing that a person’s desire for revenge increases when others see their mistreatment.

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as in: vengeance is mine Define
the act of taking revenge (Revenge means to harm someone to get them back for something harmful that they have done.)
as in: with a vengeance Define
with intensity
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