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  • verb Present participle of avenge.


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  • Clearly, avenging is an activity that is inherently aggressive in nature and in deed.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame 2010

  • Sacramento ran off eight straight points to start the game, led by 12 at the half and never trailed in avenging two earlier losses to the Nuggets by a combined 52 points. 2008

  • Easily playing its most complete game of the season, Tech was dominant on offense and defense in avenging a 28-23 regular-season loss to BC, which won that meeting despite five turnovers. 2008

  • This was his first chance to begin avenging that defeat, and he delivered - despite coughing up a 2-0 cushion again. - Scores 2005

  • Overall, Robertson allowed three runs, six hits and a walk in avenging an 8-4 loss here on April 19. 2005

  • Didst pass triumphant in avenging power, she alludes to Byron's

    Scepticism and Its Costs: Hemans's Reading of Byron 2001

  • Then the wise hare returned to the forest and told his brothers all that had happened, and they thanked the weaver-birds for what they had done to help them in avenging their foolish young brother, and I never heard of another foolish hare from that time.

    The King of the Snakes and Other Folk-Lore Stories From Uganda 1922

  • The traditional wrong and its avenging is the chief object on which the mind is fixed; the Bariaktar of Dushmani had not yet taken a blood, as was his duty, and had fallen into dire contempt.

    High Albania Mary Edith 1909

  • The dowagers who were playing cards seemed to be there for the sole purpose of embarrassing the conversation of the younger guests, and Raymon fancied that he could read on their stern features the secret satisfaction which old age takes in avenging itself by blocking other people's pleasure.

    Indiana 1900

  • "The tabernacle of the testimony" appropriately here comes to view, where God's faithfulness in avenging

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible 1871


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