1. for which vengeance has not been taken
    an unavenged murder
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How To Use unavenged In A Sentence

  • No good turn will be forgotten, Joe, and no transgression unavenged.
  • The wrong done him by David in granting one-half his possessions to Ziba, the slave of Mephibosheth, did not go unavenged.
  • Third platoon was the last to leave and John knew that it was killing the Lieutenant to leave so many of her comrades' deaths unavenged.
  • It need only be said that the contrast of the two is striking and unmistakable; and that Webster evidently meant in the one to indicate the punishment of female vice, in the other to draw pity and terror by the exhibition of the unprevented but not unavenged sufferings of female virtue. A History of Elizabethan Literature
  • For some, Tuesday's attack marks a single reprisal for more than a decade of attacks that have gone unavenged.
  • I would rather remain with my unavenged suffering and unsatisfied indignation, even if I were wrong.
  • 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? Suffer the little children to come unto me « Anglican Samizdat
  • A feeless fight, 92 and a fearful sin, horror to Hrethel; yet, hard as it was, unavenged must the atheling die! Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere
  • A feeless fight, {32b} and a fearful sin, horror to Hrethel; yet, hard as it was, unavenged must the atheling die! Beowulf
  • an unavenged murder
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