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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·venge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revenged p. pr. & vb. n. Revenging ]
 1. To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; -- followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before the wrong done or the wrongdoer.
    To revenge the death of our fathers.   --Ld. Berners.
    The gods are just, and will revenge our cause.   --Dryden.
 Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come,
 Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius.   --Shak.
 2. To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.
 Syn: -- To avenge; vindicate. See Avenge.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ven·ging a. Executing revenge; revengeful. -- Re*ven*ging*ly, adv.