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Vengence vs. Vengeance: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 24, 2023
Vengence is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is vengeance. Vengeance refers to the infliction of punishment in return for a wrong committed.

Which is correct: Vengence or Vengeance

How to spell Vengeance?

Vengence is Incorrect

Vengeance is Correct

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Key Differences

Link vengeance to revenge; both end in 'geance'.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 24, 2023
Remember that vengeance contains the word 'age', implying time taken to plan revenge.
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Nov 24, 2023
Associate vengeance with penance; both have a similar ending.
Huma Saeed
Nov 24, 2023
Use the mnemonic: "Vengeance is an act of energy ('en' in the middle)."
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023
Note that 'vengeance' has the same 'ea' as in 'peace', ironically its opposite.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023
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Vengence and Vengeance Definitions

Vengence

Vengence is an incorrect spelling of vengeance.
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Nov 16, 2023

Vengeance

Inflicting harm in return for a perceived wrong.
In his fury, he promised vengeance upon his enemies.
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Nov 16, 2023

Vengence

Misspelling of vengeance
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Nov 15, 2023

Vengeance

The act of taking revenge.
Vengeance drove her actions against her rival.
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Nov 16, 2023

Vengeance

Delivering retribution for a moral or personal violation.
The character in the play takes vengeance for the injustice done to him.
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Nov 16, 2023

Vengeance

Punishment inflicted in retaliation for an injury or offense.
He sought vengeance for the betrayal of his friend.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 16, 2023

Vengeance

The fulfillment of a vendetta or deep-seated grudge.
The family feud ended in an act of vengeance.
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Nov 16, 2023

Vengeance

Infliction of punishment in return for a wrong committed; retribution.
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Nov 15, 2023

Vengeance

Revenge taken for an insult, injury, or other wrong.
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Nov 15, 2023

Vengeance

Desire for revenge.
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Nov 15, 2023

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.
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Nov 15, 2023

Vengeance

Harm; mischief.
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Nov 15, 2023

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
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Nov 15, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of vengeance?

The root word of vengeance is the Latin word "vindicta."
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Which vowel is used before vengeance?

The vowel 'e' is used before 'vengeance'.
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the pronunciation of vengeance?

Vengeance is pronounced as /ˈvɛn.dʒəns/.
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the singular form of vengeance?

The singular form is "vengeance."
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the verb form of vengeance?

The verb form of vengeance is "avenge."
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the plural form of vengeance?

The plural form is "vengeances."
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance a negative or positive word?

Vengeance is generally considered a negative word.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Why is it called vengeance?

Vengeance is called so from Latin 'vindicta', meaning revenge or punishment.
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Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance an abstract noun?

Yes, vengeance is an abstract noun.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Is the word vengeance imperative?

No, vengeance is not an imperative form.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Which conjunction is used with vengeance?

"And" is often used with vengeance (e.g., vengeance and fury).
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance a noun or adjective?

Vengeance is a noun.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

How many syllables are in vengeance?

There are two syllables in vengeance.
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Nov 24, 2023

How do we divide vengeance into syllables?

Vengeance is divided as ven-geance.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

What is another term for vengeance?

Retaliation or retribution are other terms for vengeance.
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the opposite of vengeance?

Forgiveness is the opposite of vengeance.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

Which determiner is used with vengeance?

Determiners like "the," "his/her," or "a" can be used with vengeance.
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Nov 24, 2023

Which preposition is used with vengeance?

"With" is commonly used with vengeance (e.g., filled with vengeance).
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Which article is used with vengeance?

Both "the" and "a" are used, depending on context.
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Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance an adverb?

No, vengeance is not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in vengeance?

The first syllable 'ven' is stressed in vengeance.
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the second form of vengeance?

There is no second form as vengeance is a noun.
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Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance a countable noun?

Yes, in the context of specific acts, it can be countable.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance a collective noun?

No, vengeance is not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 24, 2023

Is the vengeance term a metaphor?

Yes, vengeance can be used metaphorically to describe intense retribution.
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Nov 24, 2023

What part of speech is vengeance?

Vengeance is a noun.
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Nov 24, 2023

What is the first form of vengeance?

The first form is "vengeance" itself.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023

What is the third form of vengeance?

There is no third form as vengeance is a noun.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

Is vengeance a vowel or consonant?

The word vengeance starts with the consonant letter 'v'.
Janet White
Nov 24, 2023

How is vengeance used in a sentence?

Example: She swore vengeance against those who had wronged her family.
Harlon Moss
Nov 24, 2023
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