take vengeance upon

take vengeance upon
revenge, make retaliation for -

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • vengeance — n. 1) to exact, take, wreak vengeance on, upon 2) to vow vengeance 3) to seek vengeance for 4) vengeance for (to take vengeance on smb. for smt.) 5) (misc.) with a vengeance ( to an extreme degree ) (it started snowing with a vengeance) * * * [… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • vengeance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ terrible VERB + VENGEANCE ▪ exact, take, wreak ▪ She is determined to wreak vengeance on those who killed her cousin. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • vengeance — c.1300, from Anglo Fr. vengeaunce, O.Fr. vengeance revenge, from vengier take revenge, from L. vindicare to set free, claim, avenge (see VINDICATE (Cf. vindicate)). Vengeance is mine, ... saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vengeance (comics) — Superherobox caption=Vengeance on the cover to Ghost Rider (vol. 2) #46 (Feb, 1994). Pencils by Ron Garney, inks by Christopher Ivy. character name=Vengeance real name=Michael Badilino publisher=Marvel Comics debut= creators= alliances= NYPD… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jeremiah 50 — 1 The word that the LORD spake against Babylon and against the land of the Chaldeans by Jeremiah the prophet. 2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded,… …   The King James version of the Bible

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