What does the word vengeance mean?

Usage examples for vengeance

  1. Let us take vengeance!" – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  2. " Which you do with a vengeance! – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  3. And I knew that he did this that he might send me, bound hand and foot, as a gift to Alvarez, or that he might, for his own vengeance, shoot me against a wall. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis