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1venganza feminineto take vengeance on sb — vengarse de algn
- The official machinery was blatantly misused to wreak vengeance and carry out vendetta.
- I have no qualms with the premise of a pimp exacting vengeance from beyond the grave.
- If they fail, the electorate in due course exacts its vengeance by throwing them out.
- The blood of these innocents will cry out to Heaven for vengeance and vengeance will be theirs.
- But such cathartic vengeance would do nothing to curb the menace of transnational terrorism.
- When do we mark the passage from justice to vengeance and from vengeance to new injustice?
- The novel is a tale of vengeance wreaked by one jealous twin on her sister across decades, cities and continents.
- The point of a mystery is that the culprit is revealed to general surprise, not that vengeance is exacted for his crime.
- But even I will admit that England achieved more than vengeance against Argentina.
- So in the end it sort of has a happy ending, in that you get to see Grace exact vengeance.
- He was also accused of seeking vengeance against colleagues who reported his corruption.
- It is blatantly unethical to wreak vengeance upon innocent bystanders.
- How can the death penalty been seen as anything other than vengeance?
- I say that the death penalty can act as both deterrent and public vengeance upon the perpetrator.
- To some extent, therefore, retribution reflects society's desire for vengeance.
- We still have a few scores to settle and last week was a great start to achieving the satisfaction of vengeance.
- It would be a sin to wreak vengeance on the innocent, but it would be a temptation very tough to control.
- A young chicken farmer is torn apart when he's caught between vengeance and his love of a churn girl.
- The resulting outcry and desire for vengeance will rally the Arab states to another invasion.
- In the end, I set the game of chess back a few hundred years and Robert had his vengeance.
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