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avenge
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • He had come here not to avenge himself but to answer a question.
    p. 377.9
avenge = take revenge for
  • At exactly midnight, Colonel Matheny, piloting the lead plane, Dumbo the Avenger, broke radio silence.
    p. 73.7
avenger = someone who takes revenge
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