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vengeance

noun
 
 
/ˈvendʒəns/
[U] the act of doing something bad to someone who has done something bad to you, or the feeling of wanting to do this: an act of vengeanceRevenge and vengefulness
with a vengeance If something happens with a vengeance, it happens a lot or in a very strong way: The disease swept across the country with a vengeance.Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
Translations of “vengeance”
in Vietnamese sự báo thù…
in Spanish venganza…
in Thai การแก้แค้น…
in Malaysian balas dendam…
in French vengeance…
in German die Rache…
in Chinese (Traditional) 報仇,復仇,報復, 復仇心…
in Indonesian pembalasan…
in Russian месть, возмездие…
in Turkish öç, intikam, hırs…
in Chinese (Simplified) 报仇,复仇,抱复, 复仇心…
in Polish zemsta…
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