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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126061: Vocabulary: envy, jealousy; revenge.
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    Vocabulary: envy, jealousy; revenge.


    Among negative emotions and feelings, we all know about envy, covetousness and jealousy which lead to revenge and retaliations.

    These are terrible forms of violence.  

     

     

     

                     

     

     

     Revenge/ vengeance 

     An act of revenge

     An act of vengeance 

     To avenge somebody/ something
     To get one's revenge on somebody  

     To take revenge on somebody for something                                              

     In revenge for 
     To seek revenge for 
     Vindictive/ vengeful 

     To revenge oneself

     To get one's own back

     

                                        

                                               Green envy... 

     

     Envy/ envious/ enviously                                                                                    
     To make somebody envious 
     To envy somebody for something
     To arouse envy
     To covet/ covetousness                           

     

                                          

                                                           Jealousy...

     

     Jealousy/ to be jealous of something/ somebody              
     Green with envy 
     A rival/ rivalry 
     Reprisal/ retaliation 
     To take reprisals against somebody                                                                       

     As a reprisal for 

     In retaliation for 

     To give somebody tit for tat 

     A family feud 

     

    - To give somebody a dose of their own  medicine/ To pay somebody back/ to get even with.

    - It's tit for tat!

     

                                        

                                           Retaliation: a voodoo doll... 

     

    For "revenge" as for everything, moderation should be respected! I give you THE FORCE and thank you for working with me! 

     



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    2. After the incident, she had a attitude and we understood she was up to no good.



    3. The kid gaped at the toy with , but wouldn’t play with it before he was invited to.



    4. The between the twin-brothers started at birth and is getting worse and worse.



    5. Tom isn’t usually aggressive, but if he’s attacked, he promptly.



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    7. Several members of the enemy gang were killed in . They all had long police records.



    8. Boasting through the neighbourhood with a sports car, the young man and jealousy.



    9. You shouldn’t your brother, your shares are equal.



    10. Do not the life he seems to have. He's not happy at all and is very lonely.



     

     








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