Avenge in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Avenge

(transitive) To take vengeance (for); to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer. | (intransitive, obsolete) To take vengeance. | (transitive, archaic) To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.

Short Example Sentences for Avenge

  • 1. His one thought was to avenge himself. 🔊
  • 2. He burned to avenge this disaster. 🔊
  • 3. We must now avenge him and prevent further crimes. 🔊
  • 4. The mighty Rustum shall avenge my death! 🔊
  • 5. A story to show how we are all wronged and wrongers, and avenge one another. 🔊
  • 6. He knew, moreover, how fiercely he would avenge any injury to her. 🔊
  • 7. The gods avenge not on the son the deeds Done by the father. 🔊
  • 8. Seeing Wat down, his men immediately bent their bows to avenge his fall. 🔊
  • 9. The Pawnees made ready to avenge this injury, and marshaled all their forces. 🔊
  • 10. It had called upon the State to avenge its wrongs, to exterminate its enemies. 🔊
  • 11. I must warn Morse if it was not already too late, must avenge him if it was. 🔊
  • 12. No, no, I will never avenge myself on the plea of avenging society. 🔊
  • 13. Lo, the warrior galleys dashing, To avenge insulted Nile! 🔊
  • 14. The Learys ran to avenge Sally Green, and the Ranns met them with a will. 🔊
  • 15. To him the tribe looks to avenge or redeem a kinsman's death or misfortune. 🔊
  • 16. I hope you will try to avenge the Lusitania," it said among other things. 🔊

How to use Avenge in Sentences?

  • 1. He appealed to the president to investigate the matter and to avenge his murder. 🔊
  • 2. Mother weeps, but she says that you are brave and wishes that you may avenge them. 🔊
  • 3. Strange to say, the man who was to avenge her fate was he whose heritage she had usurped. 🔊
  • 4. She knew how he loved the old judge and with what prompt action he would avenge his wrong. 🔊
  • 5. I am a woman, and must leave it to my husband to avenge this insult as he deems best. 🔊
  • 6. The natural impulse of the primitive man to strike back, to avenge a wrong, is out of date. 🔊
  • 7. Can't you see that if you lose you'll be a martyr, and Islam will rise to avenge you? 🔊
  • 8. Poor Peter Sissek urged by his master to avenge himself upon this hated alien rushed to his fate. 🔊
  • 9. Who stood to his post At the head of a host His country to save, and avenge her. 🔊
  • 10. I trust; Diana claims attendants more severe, And doth avenge her desecrated fane. 🔊
  • 11. To her he dictated the memoirs which were to avenge his memory, and she had to assure him constantly that his treatment had been a disgrace. 🔊
  • 12. And perhaps his desire to avenge his recent wrongs overpowered his aversion to the author of older injuries. 🔊
  • 13. The poor child would burst into tears and promise not only to remember her but also to avenge her when he was a man. 🔊
  • 14. I will cover her snowy brow with a blush, and avenge myself by disclosing to her my knowledge of her secret. 🔊
  • 15. Or had he suddenly resolved to take advantage of those early morning hours to avenge himself on some enemy who lived near at hand? 🔊
  • 16. I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. 🔊
  • 17. Or, when there is an established government, should an individual ever attempt to punish crime or avenge personal wrong? 🔊
  • 18. Our forces came on, eager to avenge the loss of their comrades which had fallen that day, and these amounted to a considerable number. 🔊
  • 19. With a wild effort to recover, and avenge himself, and do his duty, the victim fired his rifle, that was ready cocked. 🔊