AVENGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of avenge
v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Hamlet vowed he would avenge his father's murder and punish Claudius for his horrible crime.
Sentence in Classic:
So that although these her companions sought to avenge their wrongs by conspiring against her, they were soon defeated in the attempt, and remained in a worse plight than before, since they too became subjects and no longer associates.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Because of your obstinacy, you may get yourself into a situation where your gallant fellow townsmen will be forced to avenge you by stringing up a few darkies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He returns to avenge upon the Orders of the Temple and the Hospital, the preference which they showed to Philip of France during the wars in the Holy Land.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
It also seemed to him, in the complex state of his mind towards Thenardier, that there was occasion to avenge the Colonel for the misfortune of having been saved by such a rascal.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
My spirit kindles to fire, and rises in wrath to avenge my dying land and take repayment for her crimes.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
But in France they are considered in very bad taste; there are gendarmes who occupy themselves with such affairs, judges who condemn, and scaffolds which avenge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Buckingham might have guessed that it was she who had cut off the two studs, and avenge himself for that little treachery; but Buckingham was incapable of going to any excess against a woman, particularly if that woman was supposed to have acted from a feeling of jealousy.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Not only will he deal rigorously with me, but heaven will also punish me; for my mother when she leaves the house will call on the Erinyes to avenge her; besides, it would not be a creditable thing to do, and I will have nothing to say to it.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Andrew Jackson knew the Flint well, and marched across it once to avenge the Indian Massacre at Fort Mims.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context