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vengeance
used in War and Peace

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Definition
the act of taking revenge

(Revenge means to harm someone to get them back for something harmful that they have done.)
  • He struggled against the confession of his weakness but dimly felt that he could not overcome it and that his former gloomy frame of mind, concerning vengeance, killing, and self-sacrifice, had been dispersed like dust by contact with the first man he met.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (79% in)
  • When he received the news of the battle of Borodino and the abandonment of Moscow, Rostov was not seized with despair, anger, the desire for vengeance, or any feeling of that kind, but everything in Voronezh suddenly seemed to him dull and tiresome, and he experienced an indefinite feeling of shame and awkwardness.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (35% in)

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