avenge (oneself) against (someone or something) for (something)

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avenge (oneself) against (someone or something) for (something)

To retaliate against another for a wrong done to oneself; to get revenge for something. Start a rumor about Tiffany. That's how you can avenge yourself against her for gossiping about you. How do you plan to avenge yourself against the company for their betrayal?
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