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vengeance
used in Gone with the Wind

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
vengeance is mine
Definition
the act of taking revenge

(Revenge means to harm someone to get them back for something harmful that they have done.)
  • Atlanta was wild with excitement, pleasure and a hot thirst for vengeance.
    2.14 (12% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • But there are other scoundrels who masquerade under the cloak of the blockader for their own selfish gains, and I call down the just wrath and vengeance of an embattled people, fighting in the justest of Causes, on these human vultures who bring in satins and laces when our men are dying for want of quinine, who load their boats with tea and wines when our heroes are writhing for lack of morphia.
    2.13 (9% in)
  • She wanted comforting, indignation, threats of vengeance.
    4.45 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "vengeance" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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2  —1 use as in:
with a vengeance
Definition
with intensity
  • I was his right eye, his oldest son, and he plucked me out with a vengeance.
    4.43 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "with a vengeance" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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