Share this entry

Share this page

vengeance

Synonyms of vengeance in English:

noun

  • 1 your appetite for vengeance has destroyed your life
    revenge, retribution, retaliation, payback, requital, reprisal, satisfaction, an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth)
  • Phrases

    with a vengeance

    1
    she returned to the stage with a vengeance
    vigorously, strenuously, energetically, with a will, with all the stops out, for all one is worth, all out, flat out, at full tilt
    informal hammer and tongs, like crazy, like mad, like gangbusters

    Definition of vengeance in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day cumbersome
    Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
    adjective
    large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…