01. The President has said that they will seek [revenge] for the attack on the capital city.
02. Bill Cosby told a very funny story about getting [revenge] against a kid that hit him in the face with a snowball.
03. In my opinion, [revenge] simply gives your enemy another excuse to attack you.
04. The father [avenged] the death of his daughter by killing the man who had murdered her.
05. With his last dying words, the victim urged his family not to try to [avenge] his death, but to forgive his attackers instead.
06. The woman burnt all her husband's clothes and personal things as [revenge] for his having an affair with his secretary.
07. The villagers [avenged] the death of their loved ones by attacking and killing their enemies.
08. Josh Billings once said that there is no [revenge] so complete as forgiveness.
09. Edwin Chapin once stated that never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes [revenge], and dares to forgive injury.
10. Sacha Guitry once joked that when a man steals your wife, there is no better [revenge] than to let him keep her.
11. Sir Francis Bacon once suggested that in taking [revenge], a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over, he is superior.
12. Elizabeth Fry once said that punishment is not for [revenge], but to lessen crime, and reform the criminal.
13. There is a Norwegian proverb which observes that shameful deeds bring on [revenge].
14. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which claims that it is better to die in [revenge] than to live on in shame.
15. There is an old expression which suggests that [revenge] is sweet.
16. There is a Chinese proverb which holds that he who seeks [revenge] should remember to dig two graves.
17. There is a German proverb which notes that [revenge] converts a little right into a great wrong.
18. There is a Arab proverb which states that forgiveness is more satisfying than [revenge].
19. The American government is determined to seek [revenge] for the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
20. The Mafia boss swore [vengeance] on those who killed his son.
21. The natives prayed to their gods for [vengeance] on their enemies.
22. The old man was a [vengeful] person who would never forget even the slightest insult.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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