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Word: rankle

Definition: irritate; fester; annoy

More Vocab Words

::: ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: traduce - expose to slander
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
::: hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: scorch - sear; N.
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia