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Word: rancor

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


More Vocab Words

::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah