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, an eye for an eye, an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, 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