But it soon becomes clear that the beguiling young philanthropist has a dark past. revenge to exact punishment for a wrong in a resentful spirit: She was determined to get revenge for the insulting remark. [Avenge and revenge were formerly interchangeable, but now they convey diverse ideas.
How to use revenge in a sentence. Revenge is the act or process of retaliating against or punishing someone for some kind of harm that they caused or wrongdoing that they did (whether real or perceived). It can also refer to the result of such efforts, as in After all this time, I will have revenge against those who have wronged me! Revenge is an American drama television series created by Mike Kelley and starring Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp, which debuted on September 21, 2011, on ABC.The plot is inspired by Alexandre Dumas' 1844 novel The Count of Monte Cristo.