GRE Word List


to take vengeance for or on behalf of

The meaning of the word avenge is to take vengeance for or on behalf of.

Random words

vervethe spirit and enthusiasm animating artistic composition or performance : vivacity
traumaticpsychologically or emotionally stressful in a way that can lead to serious mental and emotional problems
prodigiouscausing amazement or wonder
intelligentsiaintellectuals who form an artistic, social, or political vanguard or elite
depravitya corrupt act or practice
manifestationthe act, process, or an instance of manifesting
renounceto give up, refuse, or resign usually by formal declaration
putativecommonly accepted or supposed
reactionaryrelating to, marked by, or favoring reaction