rancour(redirected from rancours)
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n. Chiefly British
Variant of rancor.
malicious resentfulness or hostility; spite
[C14: from Old French, from Late Latin rancor rankness]
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|Noun||1.||rancour - a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will|
ill will, enmity, hostility - the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
heartburning - intense resentment; "his promotion caused much heartburning among his rivals"
grievance, grudge, score - a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"