Definitions

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  • n. One who revenges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who revenges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who revenges; an avenger.

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Examples

  • She's a revenger (yes, it is a real word) seeking payback and justice.

    Lisbeth Salander, The Girl Who Started A Feminist Franchise

  • Now in one scene The Joker said he had a "Wife" you could spin it and make Harley Quinn his estranged wife who hates Gordon and Batman for taking her husband away and she attacks Gotham in a revenger like way?

    Contest: Where Could The Dark Knight Go Next? « FirstShowing.net

  • But before the plot turns into a puzzle (and a bit puzzling), one twist appears right away: subtitled “A Contemporary Western,” this film is really a moody thriller motivated by a revenger.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • In fact, before their sentencing verdict that will send Khristian Oliver to die in just a couple of weeks -- on November 5th, to be exact -- jurors in the East Texas town of Nacogdoches consulted the Bible and found what they were looking for in the Book of Numbers, where it reads, "The murderer shall surely be put to death," and, "The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer."

    Bill Moyers: Texas, the Eyes of Justice Are Upon You

  • But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

    An abortion foe says March for Life accomplishes little | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • All of these problems are large, especially the effect on the revenger and the society that by proxy commits the act.

    Am I bovvered ?

  • This was the place in which ParkerParker the revenger, Parker the hunter, Parker the executionerhad been born.

    The Lovers

  • On cases involving harassment, pornography and congressional power, will Thomas seek revenger will he strive too hard to avoid the appearance of conflict by ruling the other way?

    An Uncomfortable Seat

  • And were so little averse from Pagan burning, that the Jews lamenting the death of Caesar their friend, and revenger on Pompey, frequented the place where his body was burnt for many nights together.

    Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial

  • But don´t worry, Captain Vincent - who is not only innocent of the murder of her family, but a revenger for the death of his sister - is coming to the rescue, and the two star-crossed lovers escape while all Eddingtons die and the castle is consumed by flames.

    Sandra Shulman: The Brides of Devil´s Leap

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