Difference between Avenge and Revenge



Difference between Avenge and Revenge :



Avenge : verb

Avenge meaning inflict retribution, exact satisfaction on behalf of person who is weak or oppressed

1. We will avenge the wrongs done to our helpless fellow-creatures.
2. Avenge, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints. (Milton)

Revenge : verb and noun

To revenge oneself is to retaliate effectively for offence or wrong done to oneself or someone else.

1. He revenged himself on his enemies for the murder of his brother.
2. She took revenge on her neighbour who had ridiculed her.
3. Revenge is a kind of wild justice. (Bacon)



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