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Synonyms of vengeance in English:


  • he demanded vengeance for the murder of his father
    counterstroke, comeback, nemesis, satisfaction, an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth), tit for tat, measure for measure, blow for blow;
    Latin quid pro quo, lex talionis
    informal comeuppance, a taste of one's own medicine
    rare ultion, a Roland for an Oliver
  • Phrases

    with a vengeance
    she set to work with a vengeance
    vigorously, strenuously, energetically, with a will, with might and main, with all the stops out, for all one is worth, to the utmost, to the greatest extreme, to the full, to the limit, all out, flat out, at full tilt;
    powerfully, strongly, forcefully, violently, vehemently, furiously, wildly, madly
    British informal like billy-o
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