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n. Chiefly British
Variant of rancor.
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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"
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noun hatred, hate, spite, hostility, resentment, bitterness, grudge, malice, animosity, venom, antipathy, spleen, enmity, ill feeling, bad blood, ill will, animus, malevolence, malignity, chip on your shoulder (informal), resentfulness 'That's too bad,' he said without rancour.
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rancourrancor (US) [ˈræŋkəʳ] N → rencor m
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rancour[ˈræŋkər] (British) rancor (US) n → rancune f, rancœur f
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rancourrancor (Am) [ˈræŋkəʳ] n (frm) → rancore m
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