avenge vs. revenge – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Avenge

Definition:

to get back at someone for a perceived wrong (verb)

Examples:

He wants to avenge the murder of his brother

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Revenge

Definition:

the activity of getting back at someone for a perceived wrong (noun)

Examples:

He wants revenge for the murder of his brother

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