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Word: rancor

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


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::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
::: alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer