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Word: rancor

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


More Vocab Words

::: compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
::: abysmal - bottomless
::: importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
::: graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken