Avengeful \A*venge"ful\, a. Vengeful. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • avengeful — adj. vindictive, desiring vengeance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • avengeful — avengeˈful adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑avenge …   Useful english dictionary

  • avenge — avengeful, adj. avenger, n. avengingly, adv. /euh venj /, v.t., avenged, avenging. 1. to take vengeance or exact satisfaction for: to avenge a grave insult. 2. to take vengeance on behalf of: He avenged his brother. [1325 75; ME avengen < OF… …   Universalium

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