verb (used with object), a·venged, a·veng·ing.
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Standing there in his bulletproof vest, Zelensky didn’t promise to avenge the men who died in defense of these dugouts.'They Want the West to Be Frightened.' Ukraine's President on Why Russia Sent Troops to the Border|Simon Shuster / Shumy, Ukraine|April 12, 2021|Time
Determined to avenge their deaths and find a cure that would transform Nezuko back into a human, Tanjiro sets out on a journey to train for the Demon Slayer Corps.Everything to Know About Demon Slayer: The Manga, TV Series and Record-Breaking Film|Kat Moon|February 24, 2021|Time
The Chiefs avenged their only loss of the season by beating the Raiders, 35-31, in dramatic fashion Sunday night in Vegas.
The Chiefs avenged their only loss of the season by beating the Raiders, 35-31, Sunday night in Vegas.
Although the 49ers are playing host, our odds have the Packers as the slimmest of favorites, with a 52 percent chance of avenging last year’s NFC title game defeat.The Bills Haven’t Been AFC East Champs In Josh Allen’s Lifetime. Odds Are, That Changes This Year.|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|November 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Protestors chanted “with our blood and our souls, we will avenge you, oh martyr.”A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within days of 9/11 he was talking about a “crusade” to avenge the blow, without realizing how freighted that word was.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I think that was personally felt too, my personal desire to avenge my own laziness and mistakes in life.The Book of B.J. Novak: An Absurdist, Scathingly Funny Literary Debut|Caryn James|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marius is a Roman soldier whose father is killed and he goes to avenge the death.A Study in Xbox One Violence: Dead Rising 3 Vs. Ryse: Son of Rome|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now, 13 years later, Stan's little brother Matthew is back to avenge his death.‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ Review: Eminem’s a Great Rapper With Nothing to Say|Rawiya Kameir|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it should not be by embracing revenge through the treasons, whose arms were extended to receive and to avenge him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
It is their fate to experience this, as it becomes the task of the historian to avenge their memories.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
How boldly he acted during the Haymarket tragedy—publicly advised the use of violence to avenge the capitalist conspiracy.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Certain of the fate of my grandfather, but lacking the energy to avenge him, he made to me this revelation on his death-bed.
Then many of the men fell to 112 talking, & they said: Eirik the Earl will not fight to avenge his father.