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revenge

noun [U]     /rɪˈvendʒ/
B2 harm done to someone as a punishment for harm that they have done to someone else: She took/got/exacted (her) revenge on him for leaving her by smashing up his car. He is believed to have been shot by a rival gang in revenge for the shootings last week.Revenge and vengefulness
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