wreak

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Ay, I will teach him to wreak my vengeance on the earth
Fear might drive him to the attempt now that he knew the manner of horrible pack that was upon his trail, and that Tarzan of the Apes was following him to wreak upon him the vengeance that he deserved.
In our instinctive rebellion against pain, we are children again, and demand an active will to wreak our vengeance on.
At heart they hate their horrid fates, and so wreak their poor spite on me who stand for everything they have not, and for all they most crave and never can attain.
She wanted to see him wreak vengeance on this beast that had persecuted him so.
for his unchristian spirit, but he merely explained that there was nothing about Chinamen in the New Testament, and strode away to wreak his displeasure upon his dog, which also, I suppose, the inspired scribes had overlooked.
I wished to see him again, that I might wreak the utmost extent of abhorrence on his head and avenge the deaths of William and Justine.
The film is pretty familiar stuff, but as Raiden - who has been on the booze since being forced to kill his master - Owen is grizzled and determined as he wreaks vengeance.