from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who avenges or takes vengeance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who avenges or vindicates.
- noun obsolete One who takes vengeance.
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- noun One who
avengesor vindicates; as, an avenger of blood.
- noun One who takes
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- noun someone who takes vengeance
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Hey @avenger aka ambient lite–too too obvious jack*ss lettergirl
"He is called the avenger of the people, Skag," Cadman put in, "because he goes out and gets the man-eaters; never sights for anything but the eye or the heart, and never misses."
Son of Power Zamin Ki Dost 1905
Our law allows an appeal to be brought against a murderer by the widow, or next heir, of the person murdered, yea, though the murderer have been acquitted upon an indictment; and, if the murderer be found guilty upon that appeal, execution shall be awarded at the suit of the appellant, who may properly be called the avenger of blood.
Down went Spurlock's "avenger" sprawling on the floor.
That is the kind of avenger that is on the track of that pancake-eater.
The contemporary "avenger" slays, not the merely great, but the good and the inoffensive -- an American President who had struck the chains from millions of slaves; a Russian Czar who against the will and work of his own powerful nobles had freed their serfs; a French President from whom the French people had received nothing but good; a powerless Austrian
The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays 1909 Ambrose Bierce 1878
The idea is that Guidolon envisions himself not just as a giant space chicken, but as the cosmic avian avenger.
SERGEANT KROOSTOS, THE CHICKEN OF WAR frankwu 2010
I had lost all perspective and thought of myself as a commodity, a brand, an example, and an avenger.
Roseanne Archy Roseanne Barr 2011
Last Friday Scott McClellan, fired press secretary turned left-wing avenger, gave a book report to the House Judiciary Committee.
Might it not be some terrible avenger, out of the mystery beyond life, placed to beset him and finish him finally on this road that he was convinced was surely the death-road?
CHAPTER XXXVI 2010