Definition of Avenging

1. Verb. (present participle of avenge) ¹



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Definition of Avenging

1. avenge [v] - See also: avenge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avenging

aveners
avenge
avengeance
avengeaunce
avenged
avengeful
avengement
avengements
avenger
avengeress
avengeresses
avengers
avenges
avengest
avengeth
avenging (current term)
aveniform
avenin
avenins
avenious
avenir
avenirs
avenor
avenors
avens
avenses
aventail
aventails
aventre
aventred

Literary usage of Avenging

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1. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer, Francis James Gillen (1899)
"... or avenging party— Account of the proceedings of a party—Offering the use of women to the party—Agreement between the avenging party and the old men of ..."

2. The Northern Tribes of Central Australia by Sir Baldwin Spencer, Francis James Gillen (1904)
"Accordingly, while a large number of men were gathered together, advantage was taken of the occasion to organise an avenging party. ..."

3. Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton (1750)
"... avenging ire • . Had driven out th' ungodly from his fight 185 And th' habitations of the ... avenging ..."

4. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1870)
"HERE BEGINNETH THE avenging OF THE SAVIOUR. the days of the Emperor Tiberius Casar, when Herod was tetrarch, Christ was delivered under Pontius Pilate by ..."

5. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1890)
"He would, they said, let loose avenging angels, to fall upon men and upon their families Ul Independently of this resource, He had various ways whereby He ..."

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