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revenge British & World English

The action of hurting or harming someone in return for an injury or wrong suffered at their hands

revenge English Thesaurus

she is seeking revenge for the murder of her husband

revenge tragedy British & World English

A style of drama, popular in England during the late 16th and 17th centuries, in which the basic plot was a quest for vengeance and which typically featured scenes of carnage and mutilation. Examples of the genre include Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy (1592) and John Webster’s The Duchess Of Malfi (1623)

Montezuma's revenge British & World English

Diarrhoea suffered by travellers, especially visitors to Mexico

revenge is a dish best served cold British & World English

Vengeance is often more satisfying if it is not exacted immediately

revenge is a dish best served cold in revenge British & World English

Vengeance is often more satisfying if it is not exacted immediately

revenge is a dish best served or eaten cold in revenge British & World English

Vengeance is often more satisfying if it is not exacted immediately