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Word: rankle

Definition: irritate; fester; annoy


More Vocab Words

::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: malodorous - foul-smelling
::: brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
::: hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
::: potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth