Rankle

Ran'kle (răn'k'l) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rankled (-k'ld); present participle & verbal noun Rankling (-klĭng).] [ From Rank , adjective ] 1. To become, or be, ran...
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Rankle

Ran'kle (răn'k'l) transitive verb To cause to fester; to make sore; to inflame. [ R.] Beau. & Fl.
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rankle

1. To become, or be, rank; to grow rank or strong; to be inflamed; to fester; used literally and figuratively. 'A malady that burns and rankles inward.' (Rowe) 'This would have left a rankling wound in the hearts of the people.' (Burke) ... 2. To produce a festering or inflamed effect; to cause a sore; used literally and figuratively; as, a splinte...
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Rankle

• (a.) To become, or be, rank; to grow rank or strong; to be inflamed; to fester; -- used literally and figuratively. • (v. t.) To cause to fester; to make sore; to inflame. • (a.) To produce a festering or inflamed effect; to cause a sore; -- used literally and figuratively; as, a splinter rankles in the flesh; the words rankled in ...
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rankle

gnaw into; make resentful or angry
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