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vengeance
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use 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.)
  • Goodwife Gruff had hated her ever since that first day on the Dolphin, and she would never rest now till she had her vengeance.
    p. 205.6

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2  —1 use as in:
with a vengeance
Definition
with intensity
  • Out from behind the settle popped the robbers, and set upon him with a vengeance.
    p. 88.2

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