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avenge
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • And anyone who avenged her would be hanged by the Yankees, hanged without benefit of trial by judge and jury.
    4.37 (26% in)
  • Because of your obstinacy, you may get yourself into a situation where your gallant fellow townsmen will be forced to avenge you by stringing up a few darkies.
    4.38 (89% in)
  • You would still have run yourself into danger and he would have had to avenge you.
    4.47 (37% in)
  • Shame and fear sped her homeward and, in her mind, Archie with his patriarch's beard assumed the proportions of an avenging angel straight from the pages of the Old Testament.
    5.53 (68% in)

There are no more uses of "avenge" in Gone with the Wind.

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