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vengeance
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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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.)
  • Tom went to bed that night planning vengeance against Alfred Temple; for with shame and repentance Becky had told him all, not forgetting her own treachery; but even the longing for vengeance had to give way, soon, to pleasanter musings, and he fell asleep at last with Becky's latest words lingering dreamily in his ear— "Tom, how COULD you be so noble!"
    Chapter 20 (97% in)
  • Tom went to bed that night planning vengeance against Alfred Temple; for with shame and repentance Becky had told him all, not forgetting her own treachery; but even the longing for vengeance had to give way, soon, to pleasanter musings, and he fell asleep at last with Becky's latest words lingering dreamily in his ear— "Tom, how COULD you be so noble!"
    Chapter 20 (98% in)

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