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Word: vendetta

Definition: blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams


Sentences Containing 'vendetta'

I had some talk with him about the war times; but presently the discourse fell upon`feuds,'for in no part of the South has the vendetta flourished more briskly, or held out longer between warring families, than in this particular region.
I knew you were gloomy, and always brooding over some old history of the vendetta; and I overlooked that in Italy, because in Italy those things are thought nothing of.
From this moment I declare the vendetta against you, so protect yourself as well as you can, for the next time we meet your last hour has come.'
But did he know what was meant by the terrible word`vendetta'?''
``No, your excellency,''returned Bertuccio;``it was a vendetta followed by restitution.''

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