rancorous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rancorous
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 give a poor grade, we feel resentment towards them.