revenge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈvɛndʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈvɛndʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri venj)


Inflections of 'revenge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
revenges
v 3rd person singular
revenging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
revenged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
revenged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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revenge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [cravings, feelings, desires] of revenge
  2. [cold-blooded, mindless, thoughtless, violent] revenge
  3. revenge for the [murder, crime, theft, destruction]
  4. [vowed, promised, sought] revenge [on, for]
  5. got his revenge against his [former boss, teacher]
  6. finally got his revenge
  7. seek revenge for
  8. vowed to take revenge [on, for]
  9. [took, exacted] revenge on the [attacker, perpetrator, neighbor]
  10. vowed revenge on whoever [killed, stabbed, stole]
  11. took revenge on those who [criticized, insulted, destroyed, ruined]
  12. took revenge on her [doubters, assailant, critics]
  13. found a great [chance, opportunity, moment] for revenge
  14. would not [stop, rest] until he exacted revenge
  15. was his final [act of, attempt at] revenge
  16. don't worry, I'll get my revenge!
  17. idiom: revenge is a dish best served cold
v
  1. revenge [his death, the betrayal, her murder]
  2. she [vowed, promised, swore] to revenge (the betrayal)
  3. revenged themselves on the [enemy, killers]
n as adj
  1. launch a revenge attack
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