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Word: rankle

Definition: irritate; fester; annoy

More Vocab Words

::: residue - remainder; balance
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: disclose - reveal; N. disclosure