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avenge
used in 1776

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Definition
take revenge for a perceived wrong
  • According to the Reverend William Gordon, Washington called on those within the sound of his voice to " 'remember it is the fifth of \ larch, and avenge the death of your brethren.'
    p. 95.8

There are no more uses of "avenge" in 1776.

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