punishment in return for a wrong;revenge
"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"
If you Should have ta'en vengeance on my faults, I never Had liv'd.
出自：Cymbeline , Shakespeare
They swore vengeance and began to prepare for war.
出自： K. Crossley