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Word: rancor

Definition: long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous


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::: invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
::: implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
::: suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: wrath - anger; fury
::: transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers