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  • 1 avenge — v. a. 1. Take satisfaction for, award just punishment for. 2. Revenge, vindicate (by punishment of an offender), inflict punishment in behalf of …

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  • 2 Vengeance — Venge ance, n. [F. vengeance, fr. venger to avenge, L. vindicare to lay claim to, defend, avenge, fr. vindex a claimant, defender, avenger, the first part of which is of uncertain origin, and the last part akin to dicere to say. See {Diction},… …

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  • 3 What a vengeance — Vengeance Venge ance, n. [F. vengeance, fr. venger to avenge, L. vindicare to lay claim to, defend, avenge, fr. vindex a claimant, defender, avenger, the first part of which is of uncertain origin, and the last part akin to dicere to say. See… …

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  • 4 What the vengeance — Vengeance Venge ance, n. [F. vengeance, fr. venger to avenge, L. vindicare to lay claim to, defend, avenge, fr. vindex a claimant, defender, avenger, the first part of which is of uncertain origin, and the last part akin to dicere to say. See… …

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  • 5 With a vengeance — Vengeance Venge ance, n. [F. vengeance, fr. venger to avenge, L. vindicare to lay claim to, defend, avenge, fr. vindex a claimant, defender, avenger, the first part of which is of uncertain origin, and the last part akin to dicere to say. See… …

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  • 6 condone — con·done /kən dōn/ vt con·doned, con·don·ing [Latin condonare to give away, absolve]: to pardon or overlook voluntarily Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. condone …

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  • 7 revenge — I. v. a. 1. Retaliate, requite, take vengeance for. 2. Avenge, vindicate by punishment. II. n. Retaliation, requital (of an injury) …

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  • 8 John Mitchel — (Irish: Seán Mistéil; b.November 3, 1815 ndash; d. March 20, 1875) was an Irish nationalist activist, solicitor and political journalist. Born in Camnish, near Dungiven, County Londonderry, Ireland he became a leading Member of both Young Ireland …

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  • 9 pardon — par·don n 1: a release from the legal penalties of an offense 2: an official warrant of remission of penalty as an act of clemency compare commute 3: excuse or forgiveness for a fault or offense pardon vt …

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  • 10 EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES — Extrajudicial Remedies As in other ancient civilizations, the earliest method of vindicating violated rights under biblical law was self redress. A burglar at night may be killed on the spot (Ex. 22:1), life may be taken for life (see blood… …

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  • 11 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 12 ESCHATOLOGY — In general, the term eschatology designates the doctrine concerning the last things. The word last can be understood either absolutely as referring to the ultimate destiny of mankind in general or of each individual man, or relatively as… …

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  • 13 Merit — • By merit (meritum) in general is understood that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward from him in whose service the work is done Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Merit     Merit …

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  • 14 absolve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. forgive, cleanse, shrive, pardon, discharge. See forgiveness, acquittal, exemption.Ant., accuse, blame. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. acquit, exonerate, vindicate, clear, forgive, pardon, excuse,… …

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  • 15 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 16 On the Genealogy of Morality — On the Genealogy of Morals   Title page of the first edition …

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  • 17 revenge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. &v. See retaliation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of returning an injury] Syn. vengeance, requital, reprisal, getting even, measure for measure, an eye for an eye, blow for blow, tit for tat,… …

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  • 18 absolve — verb 1) this fact does not absolve you from responsibility Syn: exonerate, discharge, acquit, vindicate; release, relieve, liberate, free, deliver, clear, exempt, let off; formal exculpate Ant: blame …

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  • 19 avenge — avenge, revenge mean to inflict punishment on a person who has wronged oneself or another. Once close synonyms, these verbs are now increasingly divergent in implications. One may avenge or revenge (oneself or another who is wronged), but avenge… …

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  • 20 Genocides in history — Genocide is the mass killing of a group of people, as defined by Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a… …

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