Vengeance

Definition of Vengeance

Venge´ance
n.1.Punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution; - often, in a bad sense, passionate or unrestrained revenge.
To me belongeth vengeance and recompense.
- Deut. xxxii. 35.
To execute fierce vengeance on his foes.
- Milton.
2.Harm; mischief.
What a vengeance
what! - emphatically.
With a vengeance
a - with great violence; as, to strike with a vengeance.
- Hudibras.
b - with even greater intensity; as, to return one's insult with a vengeance.

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