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avenger

[ uh-ven-jer ]
/ əˈvɛn dʒər /
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noun

a person who takes revenge for an offense: They feel that by engaging in terrorism they become the avengers of a great wrong done to their people.
a person who takes revenge on behalf of someone else:In the film, Zorro sees himself as the avenger of the innocent.

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