Definition of vengeance in English:

vengeance

Syllabification: venge·ance
Pronunciation: /ˈvenjəns
 
/

noun

Phrases

with a vengeance

Used to emphasize the degree to which something occurs or is true: her headache was back with a vengeance
More example sentences
  • I tear at the paper with a vengeance to reveal that my dream had come true also.
  • Two months later, arthritis returned with a vengeance and he had no recourse but to go back to the acupuncturist.
  • The Manchester United empire continues to strike back with a vengeance rather than crumbling away.
Synonyms
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

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from venger, vengier 'avenge', from Latin vindicare 'vindicate'.

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