Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of vengeance.

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Examples

  • It profited not Lethington to say that all these old biblical "vengeances" were "singular motions of the Spirit of God, and appertain nothing to our age."

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • All in all, I want peace for everybody, and no vengeances or retaliation.

    Think Progress » Right-Wing ‘Guide to World War III’: ‘Kill ‘Em All, Let Allah Sort ‘Em Out’

  • Yet, the series is still wasting its time with the vengeances and such.

    Hellgirl, Volume Two | The Anime Blog

  • They prove, in three points and by antitheses, that ladies who lay a little carmine upon their cheeks, will be the eternal objects of the eternal vengeances of the Eternal; that Polyeuctus and Athalia are works of the demon; that a man who, for two hundred crowns a day, causes his table to be furnished with fresh sea-fish during

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Statutory enforcement at that level can often cause more problems than it solves once people figure out how to game the enforcement system in order to exact small vengeances on their social, political, or economic enemies.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Impeach Bush” Sign Draws Ticket:

  • I return to the consideration of a few more of its contents, to justify my vengeances so nearly now in view.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • En route we met a man called John who clearly adores children - most people here seem to love kids - and on the way home we got rained on with several vengeances and great thoroughness.

    Holiday!

  • She'd spent the first few decades of her life listening to her Unseleighe father plot long elaborate schemes and vengeances against a constantly expanding enemies list, and knew exactly how long Sidhe memories could be — and how their quarrels could escalate.

    Music to My Sorrow

  • She'd spent the first few decades of her life listening to her Unseleighe father plot long elaborate schemes and vengeances against a constantly expanding enemies list, and knew exactly how long Sidhe memories could be-and how their quarrels could escalate.

    Music To My Sorrow

  • I began, foolishly perhaps, to take small vengeances.

    Shaman's Crossing

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