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Word: rankle

Definition: irritate; fester; annoy


More Vocab Words

::: outspoken - candid; blunt
::: equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
::: certitude - certainty
::: accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment