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Revenge has been given as a possible motive for the attack.
I wanted revenge for the trouble she had caused.
He killed the man in revenge for the murder of his sister.
The villagers seemed certain to take revenge on the enemy.
He was determined to have his revenge on her one day.
This is the American English definition of revenge. View British English definition of revenge.
a curved area at one end of a church
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