Synonyms of vengeance in English:

vengeance


See definition of vengeance

noun

1‘he demanded vengeance for the murder of his father’

SYNONYMS

revenge, avengement, retribution, retributive justice, retaliation, requital, reprisal

counterstroke, comeback, nemesis, satisfaction, tit for tat, measure for measure, blow for blow

quid pro quo, lex talionis

informal comeuppance, a taste of one's own medicine

rare ultion, a Roland for an Oliver


Phrases

    with a vengeance

      ‘she set to work with a vengeance’

      SYNONYMS

      vigorously, strenuously, energetically, with a will, with might and main, with all the stops out, for all one is worth, to the utmost, to the greatest extreme, to the full, to the limit, all out, flat out, at full tilt

      powerfully, strongly, forcefully, violently, vehemently, furiously, wildly, madly

      informal

      hammer and tongs, like crazy, like mad

      British informal

      like billy-o