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Word: rancor

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


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::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
::: proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
::: seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth