Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an avenging manner; with an avenging purpose; vengefully.

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Examples

  • Consequently the scourge appeared again — low down as before — and spread avengingly upward as before, and carried off vast numbers of the brawlers.

    Nobody's Story

  • Consequently the scourge appeared again — low down as before — and spread avengingly upward as before, and carried off vast numbers of the brawlers.

    Nobody's Story

  • Marcella, bright-eyed, erect, her thin right hand hanging over her knee, went avengingly into facts -- the difference between landlords 'villages and "open" villages; the agrarian experiments made by different great landlords; the advantage to the community, even from the Socialist point of view of a system which had preserved the land in great blocks, for the ultimate use of the State, as compared with a system like the

    Marcella

  • The remembrance of the engagement that I had broken came back on me avengingly, as she smiled, and held my manuscript up before me to look at.

    Basil

  • All the evaded dues of his nation, his family, and his calling; all the suppressed recollections of the martial occupation he had slighted, and the martial enmities he had disowned, now revived avengingly in his memory.

    Antonina

  • Liberality in the matter of liquor and small loans, reconciled a large proportion of the objectors to their fate; the sulky minority I treated with contempt, and scourged avengingly with the smart lash of caricature.

    A Rogue's Life

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