Definition of Rankled

1. Verb. (past of rankle) ¹



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Definition of Rankled

1. rankle [v] - See also: rankle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rankled

rankamaite
ranke
ranked
ranker
rankers
rankes
rankest
ranking
ranking(a)
rankings
rankinite
rankish
rankism
rankisms
rankle
rankled (current term)
ranklement
rankles
rankless
rankling
ranklingly
rankly
rankness
ranknesses
ranks
rankshift
rankshifted
rankshifting
rankshifts
rann

Literary usage of Rankled

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... there is no doubt that the injustice of the critics must be counted among the other causes of trouble that rankled with cruel effect in his mind. ..."

2. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1866)
"tended deputation, he dissembled his resentment, it appears to have rankled in his mind, and that he never forgave it, of whatever nature it might have been ..."

3. Memoir of the Life of Josiah Quincy, Jun., of Massachusetts by Josiah Quincy (1825)
"Yet deeper grief Still rankled there, — his country's wrongs and fears Clung to the riven heart-string ; for he knew Whose voice had sworn to be the widow's ..."

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