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avenge
used in The Fountainhead

6 uses
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Definition
take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • What do you want to be avenged for?
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (42% in)
  • Sometimes, when I feel bitter against the world, I find consolation in thinking that it's all right, that I'll be avenged, that the world will get what's coming to it—because there's Ellsworth Toohey.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (42% in)
  • I'd like to be avenged for the fact that I have nothing to be avenged for.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (43% in)
  • I'd like to be avenged for the fact that I have nothing to be avenged for.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (43% in)
  • It was difficult to punish Ellsworth under any circumstances, because of his fragile body and delicate health; besides, it seemed wrong to chastise a boy who had sacrificed himself to avenge injustice, and done it bravely, in the open, ignoring his own physical weakness; somehow, he looked like a martyr.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (5% in)
  • One could never tell what he would avenge and what he would forgive.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (77% in)

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