unavenged


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unavenged

(ˌʌnəˈvɛndʒd)
adj
relating to that which has not been punished or avenged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unavenged - for which vengeance has not been takenunavenged - for which vengeance has not been taken; "an unavenged murder"
avenged - for which vengeance has been taken; "an avenged injury"
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unavenged

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Not all unavenged did they die, for with Lean Wolf fell Alf Mason, to disturb the Spanish Main no more, and among others who bit the dust were Geo.
shall my mother die unavenged, she who bore me and has perished by witchcraft, and shall thy wives and children die unavenged--thou being innocent?
Meanwhile, the young man had slung on to his person a decidedly shabby upper garment, and, erecting himself before the blaze, looked down on me from the corner of his eyes, for all the world as if there were some mortal feud unavenged between us.
This cruel death of Aesop was not unavenged. The citizens of Delphi were visited with a series of calamities, until they made a public reparation of their crime; and, "The blood of Aesop" became a well-known adage, bearing witness to the truth that deeds of wrong would not pass unpunished.
He now spoke of the wives and children of the slain; their destitution; their misery, both physical and moral; their distance; and, at last, of their unavenged wrongs.
Otherwise, the governor would escape, and the people's blood (suddenly of some value, after many years of worthlessness) be unavenged.
Inglethorp have preferred to go unavenged rather than have such terrible dishonour fall upon the name of Cavendish.
It behooves you, fellow-countrymen, to consider in what aspect we shall stand before the world, and what will be the verdict of impartial history, should we suffer these accumulated outrages to go unavenged.
Deiphobus vaunted over him and cried with a loud voice saying, "Of a truth Asius has not fallen unavenged; he will be glad even while passing into the house of Hades, strong warden of the gate, that I have sent some one to escort him."
Young Openshaw shall not long remain unavenged. Why, Watson, let us put their own devilish trade-mark upon them.
In one of the most powerful moments in literary history, Fyodor Dostoevsky in his novel, The Brothers Karamazov, sets up his hero Alyosha with a challenge from his older brother Ivan thus: 'Imagine that you are creating a fabric of human destiny with the object of making men happy in the end, giving them peace and rest at last, but that it was essential and inevitable to torture to death only one tiny creature that baby beating its breast with its fist, for instance and to found that edifice on its unavenged tears, would you consent to be the architect on those conditions?'
Second, in these few days Iran suffered damage; this will not go unavenged .