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Reckoning vs. Vengeance — What's the Difference?

Reckoning vs. Vengeance — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Reckoning and Vengeance

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Reckoning

The act of counting or computing.

Vengeance

Punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong
Voters are ready to wreak vengeance on all politicians

Reckoning

An itemized bill or statement of a sum due.

Vengeance

Infliction of punishment in return for a wrong committed; retribution.

Reckoning

A settlement of accounts
A day of reckoning.
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Vengeance

Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.

Reckoning

The act or process of calculating the position of a ship or an aircraft.

Vengeance

Desire for revenge.

Reckoning

The position so calculated.

Vengeance

Punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution; - often, in a bad sense, passionate or unrestrained revenge.
To me belongeth vengeance and recompense.
To execute fierce vengeance on his foes.

Reckoning

The action of calculating or estimating something.
By that reckoning, it would take six weeks to go five miles.

Vengeance

Harm; mischief.

Reckoning

An opinion or judgement.
Day of reckoning

Vengeance

The act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life;
Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord
For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge
He swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him
The swiftness of divine retribution

Reckoning

A summing up or appraisal.

Reckoning

The settlement of accounts, as between parties.

Reckoning

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

Reckoning

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

Reckoning

(archaic) Rank or status.

Reckoning

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.

Reckoning

The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
A coin would have a nobler use than to pay a reckoning.

Reckoning

Esteem; account; estimation.
You make no further reckoning of it [beauty] than of an outward fading benefit nature bestowed.

Reckoning

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.

Reckoning

Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Reckoning

A bill for an amount due

Reckoning

The act of counting;
The counting continued for several hours

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