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Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will: He was filled with rancor after losing his job.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin, rancid smell, from Latin rancēre, to stink, be rotten.]
bitter resentment or ill will; malice.Also, esp. Brit.,ran′cour.
[1175–1225; Middle English rancour < Old French < Late Latin rancor rancidity]
ran′cored;esp. Brit., ran′coured, adj.
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|Noun||1.||rancor - 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"