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Word: rankle

Definition: irritate; fester; annoy

More Vocab Words

::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: marital - pertaining to marriage
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
::: longevity - long life; long duration