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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • /əˈvɛnʤmənt /
    • /əˈvɛnʤmənt /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /əˈvɛnʤmənt /

Definition of avengement word

  • noun avengement (rare) The inflicting of retributive punishment; satisfaction taken. 1

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avengement popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for avengement

noun avengement

  • revenge — to exact punishment or expiation for a wrong on behalf of, especially in a resentful or vindictive spirit: He revenged his murdered brother.
  • retaliation — the act of retaliating; return of like for like; reprisal.
  • retribution — requital according to merits or deserts, especially for evil.
  • vengeance — infliction of injury, harm, humiliation, or the like, on a person by another who has been harmed by that person; violent revenge: But have you the right to vengeance?
  • counterblow — a retaliatory blow

Antonyms for avengement

noun avengement

  • forgiveness — act of forgiving; state of being forgiven.
  • pardon — kind indulgence, as in forgiveness of an offense or discourtesy or in tolerance of a distraction or inconvenience: I beg your pardon, but which way is Spruce Street?
  • kindness — the state or quality of being kind: kindness to animals.
  • sympathy — harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another.

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