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avenge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishavengea‧venge /əˈvendʒ/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 literaryREVENGE to do something to hurt or punish someone because they have harmed or offended yourevenge 🔊 He wanted to avenge his brother’s death.avenger noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
avengeIt was an insult which only Cassio's death could avenge.It's the duty of one of her own to avenge her.In the office, we avenge slight slights with small snubs.The Trojans wish to avenge the death of Hector; their misplaced values mean that patience in adversity is impossible.The soldiers wanted to avenge their humiliating defeat the previous year.Once again the Saxons showed their spirit, and rose enmasse to avenge this cruel execution.
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Verb table
avenge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyavenge
he, she, itavenges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyavenged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave avenged
he, she, ithas avenged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad avenged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill avenge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have avenged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam avenging
he, she, itis avenging
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you, we, theyare avenging
Past
I, he, she, itwas avenging
you, we, theywere avenging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been avenging
he, she, ithas been avenging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been avenging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be avenging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been avenging
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