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    rancorous

    rancorous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rancorous

    Definition
    (adj) showing deep-seated resentment
    Example Sentence
    • preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich
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rancor(ranker)+ous........we are so jealous of ranker 1 that we always had BITTER FEELINGS towards him

The neighbor's hate was so rank for us that everyone could smell his resentment.

Resentment of someone cantankerous.

When we ask someone to RANK US and they grade us poorly, we feel resentment towards them.

When we ask someone to RANK US and they give a poor grade, we feel resentment towards them.

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