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used in The Two Towers

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take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • We have come all the way from the Mines to kill, and avenge our folk.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (13% in)
  • His eyes smouldered with anger, but he could not avenge himself: his miserable enemy lay grovelling on the stones whimpering.
    4.1 — Book 4 Chapter 1 — The Taming of Smeagol (71% in)
  • This was no assault upon the Dark Lord by the men of Gondor, risen like avenging ghosts from the graves of valour long passed away.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — The Black Gate is Closed (33% in)
  • Now I loved him dearly, and would gladly avenge his death, yet I knew him well.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (33% in)

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