Revenge

Re*venge"

, n. 1. The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.
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Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior.
Bacon.
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2. The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.
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Revenge now goes
To lay a complot to betray thy foes.
Shak.
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The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel.
Kames.
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