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 Meanings and Examples of AVENGE
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avenge
 v.  take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
2  "Well, I will avenge you of this wretch," replied d'Artagnan, giving himself the airs of Don Japhet of Armenia.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE
3  No," said she, "you will avenge me; but you will not be dead.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE
4  Seeing d'Artagnan about to leave her, Milady recalled his promise to avenge her on the Comte de Wardes.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 37 MILADY'S SECRET
5  Yes; but in order to avenge herself she must be free.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
6  The more profoundly she wounded his heart, the more certainly he would avenge her.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
7  In fifteen days at most, Rochefort would be back; besides, during that fifteen days she would have time to think how she could best avenge herself on the four friends.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 63 THE DROP OF WATER
8  Advise me how I shall best avenge myself.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
9  Ulysses was glad when he heard the omens conveyed to him by the woman's speech, and by the thunder, for he knew they meant that he should avenge himself on the suitors.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XX
10  It will be an everlasting disgrace to us if we do not avenge the murder of our sons and brothers.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
11  He thought he was going to avenge the murder of his son, whereas in truth he was never to return, but was himself to perish in his attempt.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
12  For it may reasonably be assumed, that when a prince has drawn upon himself this universal hatred, he must also have given special offence to particular men, which they will be eager to avenge.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
13  These in fact resolve themselves into one, namely, that some should survive who will avenge the death of the murdered prince.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
14  For the son and two brothers of the Duke, who survived him, were able to avenge his death.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
15  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
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  Hamlet vowed he would avenge his father's murder and punish Claudius for his horrible crime.
2  She was determined to avenge herself on the man who had betrayed her.
3  She avenged her mother's death upon the Nazi soldiers.