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Reckoning vs. Revenge

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Reckoningnoun

The action of calculating or estimating something.

‘By that reckoning, it would take six weeks to go five miles.’;

Revengenoun

Any form of personal retaliatory action against an individual, institution, or group for some perceived harm or injustice.

‘Indifference is the sweetest revenge.’; ‘When I left my wife, she tried to set fire to the house in revenge.’;

Reckoningnoun

An opinion or judgement.

Revengenoun

(competition) A win by the previous loser.

Reckoningnoun

A summing up or appraisal.

Revengeverb

(reflexive) To take one's revenge (on or upon) someone.

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Reckoningnoun

The settlement of accounts, as between parties.

Revengeverb

(transitive) To take revenge for (a particular harmful action), to avenge.

‘Arsenal revenged its loss to Manchester United last time with a 5-0 drubbing this time.’;

Reckoningnoun

The working out of consequences or retribution for one's actions.

Revengeverb

To take vengeance; to revenge itself.

Reckoningnoun

(archaic) The bill (UK) or check (US), especially at an inn or tavern.

Revengeverb

To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; - followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before the wrong done or the wrongdoer.

‘To revenge the death of our fathers.’; ‘The gods are just, and will revenge our cause.’; ‘Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come,Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius.’;

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Reckoningnoun

(archaic) Rank or status.

Revengeverb

To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously.

Reckoningnoun

The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.

‘Even reckoning makes lasting friends, and the way to make reckonings even is to make them often.’; ‘He quitted London, never to return till the day of a terrible and memorable reckoning had arrived.’;

Revengeverb

To take vengeance; - with

Reckoningnoun

The charge or account made by a host at an inn.

‘A coin would have a nobler use than to pay a reckoning.’;

Revengenoun

The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.

‘Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior.’;

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Reckoningnoun

Esteem; account; estimation.

‘You make no further reckoning of it [beauty] than of an outward fading benefit nature bestowed.’;

Revengenoun

The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.

‘Revenge now goesTo lay a complot to betray thy foes.’; ‘The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel.’;

Reckoningnoun

The calculation of a ship's position, either from astronomical observations, or from the record of the courses steered and distances sailed as shown by compass and log, - in the latter case called dead reckoning (see under Dead); - also used for dead reckoning in contradistinction to observation.

Revengenoun

action taken in return for an injury or offense

Reckoningnoun

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Revengeverb

take revenge for a perceived wrong;

‘He wants to avenge the murder of his brother’;

Reckoningnoun

a bill for an amount due

Revenge

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‘wild justice’;

Reckoningnoun

the act of counting;

‘the counting continued for several hours’;

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