To save this word, you'll need to log in. And for what? An over-sharp tongue, delusions, mental eccentricity, to satisfy a private vengeance , the need for a scapegoat in times of sickness or the failure of a harvest, or perhaps as a sacrifice to propitiate a malignant unnamed god? James , The Private Patient , Unlike the type of cannibalism much of the world had come to know—among desperate explorers, marooned sailors, and victims of famine—the Cinta Larga's consumption of human flesh was born not out of necessity but out of vengeance and an adherence to tribal traditions and ceremony. Soon they returned with a vengeance ; gang-related homicide rose 50 percent between and Angry protesters wanted to inflict vengeance on the killer.
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But all these groups are reaching a point where vengeance takes priority over politics or, much less, public relations. Despite a dizzying number of women coming forward against her husband, Camille Cosby refuses to sharpen her blade of vengeance. However, there is at least a sense that security is back on the agenda with a vengeance.
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We have lunch and have each others undivided attention while the kids are at school. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. This woman has already given two full years fully devoted to the institution without question. See where it goes.