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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Avenge(0.01058 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Avenge.
English → Indonesian (quick)
membalas, membalas dendam, membalaskan
English → English (WordNet)
v : take revenge for a perceived wrong; “He wants to avenge the
murder of his brother” [syn: revenge, retaliate]
English → English (gcide)
Avenge \A*venge"\, v. i.
To take vengeance. --Levit. xix.
Avenge \A*venge"\, n.
Vengeance; revenge. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Avenge \A*venge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Avenged (?); p. pr. &
vb. n. Avenging (?).] [OF. avengier; L. ad + vindicare to
lay claim to, to avenge, revenge. See Vengeance.]
1. To take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by
punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting
pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
He will avenge the blood of his servants. --Deut.
Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones
Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold.
He had avenged himself on them by havoc such as
England had never before seen. --Macaulay.
2. To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on. [Obs.]
Thy judgment in avenging thine enemies. --Bp. Hall.
Syn: To Avenge, Revenge.
Usage: To avenge is to inflict punishment upon evil doers in
behalf of ourselves, or others for whom we act; as, to
avenge one's wrongs; to avenge the injuries of the
suffering and innocent. It is to inflict pain for the
sake of vindication, or retributive justice. To
revenge is to inflict pain or injury for the
indulgence of resentful and malicious feelings. The
former may at times be a duty; the latter is one of
the worst exhibitions of human character.
I avenge myself upon another, or I avenge
another, or I avenge a wrong. I revenge only
myself, and that upon another. --C. J. Smith.